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Brief Announcement: Node Sampling Using Centrifugal Random Walks

Sevilla, Andrés and Mozo, Alberto and Fernández Anta, Antonio (2012) Brief Announcement: Node Sampling Using Centrifugal Random Walks. In: The 26th International Symposium on DIStributed Computing (DISC 2012), 16-18 October 2012, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil.

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Abstract

We propose distributed algorithms for sampling networks based on a new class of random walks that we call Centrifugal Random Walks (CRW). A CRW is a random walk that starts at a source and alwaysmoves away from it. We propose CRW algorithms for connected networks with arbitrary probability distributions, and for grids and networks with regular concentric connectivity with distance based distributions. All CRW sampling algorithms select a node with the exact probability distribution, do not need warm-up, and end in a number of hops bounded by the network diameter.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Papers (Paper)
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
T Technology > T Technology (General)
T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering, Science and Mathematics > School of Electronics and Computer Science
Depositing User: Antonio Fernandez
Date Deposited: 07 Nov 2012 09:21
Last Modified: 19 May 2013 21:03
URI: http://eprints.networks.imdea.org/id/eprint/354

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