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On fast algorithms for two servers

  • Marek Chrobak
  • Lawrence L. Larmore
Communications
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 452)

Abstract

We consider 2-server algorithms with time complexity O(1) per each request. We show that the previously known algorithm BALANCE2 has competitiveness constant not better than 6, and present another algorithm whose competitiveness constant is 4.

Keywords

Competitive Algorithm Server Prob Dynamic Data Structure Harmonic Algorithm Request Point 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Marek Chrobak
    • 1
  • Lawrence L. Larmore
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Mathematics and Computer ScienceUniversity of CaliforniaRiverside

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