Scalable Generation of Scale-free Graphs


We explain how massive instances of scale-free graphs following the Barabasi-Albert model can be generated very quickly in an embarrassingly parallel way. This makes this popular model available for studying big data graph problems. As a demonstration, we generated a Petaedge graph in less than an hour. 
DOI: 10.1016/j.ipl.2016.02.004


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@article{Sanders2016ScalableGO, title={Scalable Generation of Scale-free Graphs}, author={Peter Sanders and Christian Schulz}, journal={Inf. Process. Lett.}, year={2016}, volume={116}, pages={489-491} }