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dc.contributor.authorGuo, L.-
dc.contributor.authorLiao, K.-
dc.contributor.authorShen, H.-
dc.identifier.citationProceedings of the 15th Parallel and Distributed Computing, Applications and Technologies, 2015, vol.2015-July, pp.56-60-
dc.description.abstractLet G = (V, E) be a given graph with nonnegative integral edge cost and delay, S ⊆ V be a terminal set and +° ∈ S be the selected root. The shallow-light Steiner tree (SLST) problem is to compute a minimum cost tree spanning the terminals of S, such that the delay between r and every other terminal is bounded by a given delay constraint D ∈ Z+ ° . It is known that the SLST problem is NP-hard and unless NP ⊆ DTIME(nlog log n) there exists no approximation algorithm with ratio (1, γ log² n) for some fixed γ > 0 [12]. Nevertheless, under the same assumption it admits no approximation ratio better than (1, γ log |V |) for some fixed γ > 0 even when D = 2 [2]. This paper first gives an exact algorithm with time complexity O(3tnD + 2tn²D² + n³D³), where n and t are the numbers of vertices and terminals of the given graph respectively. This is a pseudo polynomial time parameterized algorithm with respect to the parameterization “number of terminals”. Later, this algorithm is improved to a parameterized approximation algorithm with a time complexity O(3t n2 + 2t n4 2 + n6 3 ) and a bifactor approximation ratio (1 + ∈ , 1). That is, for any small real number ∈ > 0, the algorithm computes a Steiner tree with delay and cost bounded by (1 + ∈ )D and the optimum cost respectively.-
dc.description.statementofresponsibilityLongkun Guo, Kewen Liao, Hong Shen-
dc.rights© 2014 IEEE-
dc.subjectShallow light Steiner tree; parameterized approximation algorithm; exact algorithm; layer graph; pseudopolynomial time-
dc.titleOn the shallow-light Steiner tree problem-
dc.typeConference paper-
dc.contributor.conference15th International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing, Applications and Technologies (PDCAT) (9 Dec 2014 - 11 Dec 2014 : Hong Kong, China)-
dc.identifier.orcidShen, H. [0000-0002-3663-6591] [0000-0003-0649-0648]-
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