Function Load Balancing Over Networks

  title={Function Load Balancing Over Networks},
  author={Derya Malak and Muriel M'edard},
  journal={IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Information Theory},
  • D. MalakMuriel M'edard
  • Published 27 September 2020
  • Computer Science
  • IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Information Theory
Using networks as a means of computing can reduce the communication flow over networks. We propose to distribute the computation load in stationary networks and formulate a flow-based delay minimization problem that jointly captures the costs of communications and computation. We exploit the distributed compression scheme of Slepian-Wolf that is applicable under any protocol information. We introduce the notion of entropic surjectivity as a measure of function’s sparsity and to understand the… 

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