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A. Bagchi, S.L. Hakimi, "Information Dissemination in Distributed Systems with Faulty Units," IEEE Transactions on Computers, vol. 43, no. 6, pp. 698710, June, 1994.  
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@article{ 10.1109/12.286303, author = {A. Bagchi and S.L. Hakimi}, title = {Information Dissemination in Distributed Systems with Faulty Units}, journal ={IEEE Transactions on Computers}, volume = {43}, number = {6}, issn = {00189340}, year = {1994}, pages = {698710}, doi = {http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/12.286303}, publisher = {IEEE Computer Society}, address = {Los Alamitos, CA, USA}, }  
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TY  JOUR JO  IEEE Transactions on Computers TI  Information Dissemination in Distributed Systems with Faulty Units IS  6 SN  00189340 SP698 EP710 EPD  698710 A1  A. Bagchi, A1  S.L. Hakimi, PY  1994 KW  distributed algorithms; message passing; fault tolerant computing; reliability; failure analysis; reliability theory; communication complexity; information dissemination; distributed systems; faulty units; faultfree units; distributed system level diagnosis; election; spanning tree; distributed algorithm. VL  43 JA  IEEE Transactions on Computers ER   
Consider a network consisting of units connected by links in which some units could be faulty. Suppose each unit has a message which must be transmitted to all other (faultfree) units. We present an algorithm for doing this in a network operating in a fully distributed manner that requires at most 3n logn+O(n) message transmissions by faultfree units. Among other things, our result can be used to devise an algorithm for distributed system level diagnosis which is more efficient than the best currently known algorithm for this purpose.
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