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Time and Message Optimal Leader Election in Asynchronous Oriented Complete Networks

  • Stefan Dobrev
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1893)

Abstract

We consider the problem of leader election in asynchronous oriented N-node complete networks. We present a leader election algorithm with O(N) message and O(log logN) time complexity. The message complexity is optimal and the time complexity is the best possible under the assumption of message optimality.

The best previous leader election algorithm for asynchronous oriented complete networks by Singh [16] achieves O(N) message and O(logN) time complexity.

Keywords

Time Complexity Leader Election Complete Network Message Complexity Ring Distance 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Stefan Dobrev
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  1. 1.Institute of MathematicsSlovak Academy of Sciences Department of InformaticsBratislavaSlovak Republic

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