Towards Optimal Load Balancing Topologies

@inproceedings{Decker2000TowardsOL,
  title={Towards Optimal Load Balancing Topologies},
  author={Thomas Decker and Burkhard Monien and Robert Preis},
  booktitle={Euro-Par},
  year={2000}
}
Many load balancing algorithms balance the load according to a certain topology. Its choice can significantly influence the performance of the algorithm. We consider a two phase balancing model. The first phase calculates a balancing flow with respect to a topology by applying a diffusion scheme. The second phase migrates the load according to the balancing flow. The cost functions of the phases depend on various properties of the topology; for the first phase these are the maximum node degree… 
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