A Generic Framework for Computing Parameters of Sequence-Based Dynamic Graphs

  • Arnaud CasteigtsEmail author
  • Ralf KlasingEmail author
  • Yessin M. NeggazEmail author
  • Joseph G. PetersEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10641)


We presented in [12] an algorithm for computing a parameter called T -interval connectivity of dynamic graphs which are given as a sequence of static graphs. This algorithm operates at a high level, manipulating the graphs in the sequence as atomic elements with two types of operations: a composition operation and a test operation. The algorithm is optimal in the sense that it uses only \(O(\delta )\) composition and test operations, where \(\delta \) is the length of the sequence. In this paper, we generalize this framework to use various composition and test operations, which allows us to compute other parameters using the same high-level strategy that we used for T-interval connectivity. We illustrate the framework through the study of three minimization problems which refer to various properties of dynamic graphs, namely Bounded-Realization-of-the-Footprint, Temporal-Connectivity, and Round-Trip-Temporal-Diameter.


Dynamic networks Property testing Generic algorithms Temporal connectivity 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.LaBRI, CNRS, University of BordeauxTalenceFrance
  2. 2.IRIT - SMAC TeamUniversity of ToulouseToulouseFrance
  3. 3.School of Computing ScienceSimon Fraser UniversityBurnabyCanada

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