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What and Who
Title:Distributed Dominating Set in Bounded Genus Graphs
Speaker:Saeed Amiri
coming from:Max-Planck-Institut für Informatik - D1
Speakers Bio:PostDoc at MPII

Event Type:AG1 Mittagsseminar (own work)
Visibility:D1, D2, D3, D4, D5, RG1, SWS, MMCI
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Level:AG Audience
Date, Time and Location
Date:Tuesday, 13 February 2018
Duration:30 Minutes
Building:E1 4
The Minimum Dominating Set (MDS) problem is one of the most fundamental and challenging problems in distributed computing. While it is well-known that minimum dominating sets cannot be approximated locally on general graphs, over the last years, there has been much progress on computing local approximations on sparse graphs, and in particular planar graphs.
In this talk we study distributed and deterministic MDS approximation algorithms for graph classes beyond planar graphs. In particular, we show that existing approximation bound for planar graphs can be lifted to bounded genus graphs, and present a local constant-time, constant-factor MDS approximation algorithm. Our main technical contribution is a new analysis of a slightly modified variant of an existing algorithm by Lenzen et al. Interestingly, unlike existing proofs for planar graphs, our analysis does not rely on direct topological arguments.
Name(s):Saeed Amiri
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Tags, Category, Keywords and additional notes
Keywords:Local algorithm, approximation, dominating sets, graphs
Note:Basic familiarity with graph theory is enough to participate in the talk, such as knowing what is the class of planar graphs.

We will talk on part of the following paper (Preliminary versions appeared in PODC and DISC 2016 and the full version was submitted to a Journal):
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Saeed Amiri, 02/09/2018 10:45 AM
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Uwe Brahm/MPII/DE, 02/13/2018 07:01 AM
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