Broadcasting with Universal Lists Revisited: Using Competitive Analysis

  • Jae-Hoon Kim
  • Kyung-Yong Chwa
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2223)


We study a variant of broadcasting: each node has a predetermined ordered list of neighbors (regardless of the node, called the source, from which the message is originated to be transmitted to all nodes in a network) and transmits a received message to neighbors in order of the list. This problem was introduced in [3].We propose a new measure of the efficiency of a broadcasting scheme, which is obtained from the competitve analysis [4],[7], and we design new broadcasting schemes for lines, complete k-ary trees, grids, complete graphs, and hypercubes.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jae-Hoon Kim
    • 1
  • Kyung-Yong Chwa
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Electrical Engineering Computer ScienceKorea Advanced Institute of Science and TechnologyTaejonKorea

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