Improved Bounds for Distributed Load Balancing

@inproceedings{Assadi2020ImprovedBF,
  title={Improved Bounds for Distributed Load Balancing},
  author={Sepehr Assadi and Aaron Bernstein and Zachary Langley},
  booktitle={DISC},
  year={2020}
}
In the load balancing problem, the input is an $n$-vertex bipartite graph $G = (C \cup S, E)$ and a positive weight for each client $c \in C$. The algorithm must assign each client $c \in C$ to an adjacent server $s \in S$. The load of a server is then the weighted sum of all the clients assigned to it. The goal is to compute an assignment that minimizes some function of the server loads, typically either the maximum server load (i.e., the $\ell_{\infty}$-norm) or the $\ell_p$-norm of the… Expand
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