Square-root rule of two-dimensional bandwidth problem∗

Lan Lin; Yixun Lin

RAIRO - Theoretical Informatics and Applications (2012)

  • Volume: 45, Issue: 4, page 399-411
  • ISSN: 0988-3754

Abstract

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The bandwidth minimization problem is of significance in network communication and related areas. Let G be a graph of n vertices. The two-dimensional bandwidth B2(G) of G is the minimum value of the maximum distance between adjacent vertices when G is embedded into an n × n grid in the plane. As a discrete optimization problem, determining B2(G) is NP-hard in general. However, exact results for this parameter can be derived for some special classes of graphs. This paper studies the “square-root rule” of the two-dimensional bandwidth, which is useful in evaluating B2(G) for some typical graphs.

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Lin, Lan, and Lin, Yixun. "Square-root rule of two-dimensional bandwidth problem∗." RAIRO - Theoretical Informatics and Applications 45.4 (2012): 399-411. <http://eudml.org/doc/222097>.

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