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Grid spanners with low forwarding index for energy efficient networks

Frédéric Giroire 1 Stephane Perennes 1 Issam Tahiri 1
1 COATI - Combinatorics, Optimization and Algorithms for Telecommunications
CRISAM - Inria Sophia Antipolis - Méditerranée , Laboratoire I3S - COMRED - COMmunications, Réseaux, systèmes Embarqués et Distribués
Abstract : A routing R of a connected graph G is a collection that contains simple paths connecting every ordered pair of vertices in G. The edge-forwarding index with respect to R (or simply the forwarding index with respect to R) π(G, R) of G is the maximum number of paths in R passing through any edge of G. The forwarding index π(G) of G is the minimum π(G, R) over all routings R's of G. This parameter has been studied for different graph classes [12], [1], [5], [4]. Motivated by energy efficiency, we look, for different numbers of edges, at the best spanning graphs of a square grid, namely those with a low forwarding index.
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Frédéric Giroire, Stephane Perennes, Issam Tahiri. Grid spanners with low forwarding index for energy efficient networks . International Network Optimization Conference (INOC), May 2015, Warsaw, Poland. ⟨hal-01218411⟩



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