Group leader election under link-state routing


In this work, we place a long-established distributed computing problem in a new context. Speciically, the group leader election problem is studied \in-side the network," meaning that participants in the election process are network switches/routers, rather than hosts. In this context, an election protocol can take advantage of certain internal operations… (More)
DOI: 10.1109/ICNP.1997.643696