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T.V. Lakshman, V.K. Wei, "Distributed Computing on Regular Networks with Anonymous Nodes," IEEE Transactions on Computers, vol. 43, no. 2, pp. 211218, February, 1994.  
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@article{ 10.1109/12.262125, author = {T.V. Lakshman and V.K. Wei}, title = {Distributed Computing on Regular Networks with Anonymous Nodes}, journal ={IEEE Transactions on Computers}, volume = {43}, number = {2}, issn = {00189340}, year = {1994}, pages = {211218}, doi = {http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/12.262125}, publisher = {IEEE Computer Society}, address = {Los Alamitos, CA, USA}, }  
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TY  JOUR JO  IEEE Transactions on Computers TI  Distributed Computing on Regular Networks with Anonymous Nodes IS  2 SN  00189340 SP211 EP218 EPD  211218 A1  T.V. Lakshman, A1  V.K. Wei, PY  1994 KW  hypercube networks; distributed algorithms; message passing; regular networks; anonymous nodes; distributed computing; communicationdelay product; tradeoff; efficiency objective; sumlike operations; information dissemination; distributed computations; distributed algorithms; finite projective planes; hypercubes; message complexity; metrically regular graphs; sparse graphs. VL  43 JA  IEEE Transactions on Computers ER   
Presents efficient algorithms for collecting information distributed among indistinguishable (anonymous) processors while performing certain operations on the information being collected. The efficiency objective is to minimize the communicationdelay product and to obtain tradeoffs between the two. The main contribution of the paper is a new efficient algorithm for performing sumlike operations (such as Abelian group operations and elementary symmetric functions) and the use of metrically regular graphs (which include the widely used hypercube interconnections) for information dissemination in distributed computations. The best algorithm has a communicationdelay product of O(Nlog/sup 3/ N) (for W nodes), and obtaining an optimal /spl Omega/(Nlog/sup 2/N) algorithm remains an open problem.
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