Decentralized Routing on Spatial Networks with Stochastic Edge Weights

@article{Hoffmann2013DecentralizedRO,
  title={Decentralized Routing on Spatial Networks with Stochastic Edge Weights},
  author={Till Hoffmann and Renaud Lambiotte and Mason A. Porter},
  journal={Physical review. E, Statistical, nonlinear, and soft matter physics},
  year={2013},
  volume={88 2},
  pages={
          022815
        }
}
We investigate algorithms to find short paths in spatial networks with stochastic edge weights. Our formulation of the problem of finding short paths differs from traditional formulations because we specifically do not make two of the usual simplifying assumptions: (1) we allow edge weights to be stochastic rather than deterministic and (2) we do not assume that global knowledge of a network is available. We develop a decentralized routing algorithm that provides en route guidance for travelers… 
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