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Mehlhorn, Kurt
Michail, Dimitrios

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Mehlhorn2007b

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Implementing Minimum Cycle Basis Algorithms


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Journal of Experimental Algorithmics

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Language:

English

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ACM

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New York, NY, USA

ISSN:

1084-6654

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11

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2007

Pages:

1-14

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Sequence Number:

2.5

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In this paper, we consider the problem of computing a minimum cycle basis of an undirected graph G = (V,E) with n vertices and m edges. We describe an efficient implementation of an O(m3 + mn2 log n) algorithm. For sparse graphs, this is the currently best-known algorithm. This algorithm's running time can be partitioned into two parts with time O(m3) and O(m2n + mn2 log n), respectively. Our experimental findings imply that for random graphs the true bottleneck of a sophisticated implementation is the O(m2 n + mn2 log n) part. A straightforward implementation would require Ω(nm) shortest-path computations. Thus, we develop several heuristics in order to get a practical algorithm. Our experiments show that in random graphs our techniques result in a significant speed-up. Based on our experimental observations, we combine the two fundamentally different approaches to compute a minimum cycle basis to obtain a new hybrid algorithm with running time O(m2n2). The hybrid algorithm is very efficient, in practice, for random dense unweighted graphs. Finally, we compare these two algorithms with a number of previous implementations for finding a minimum cycle basis of an undirected graph.

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BibTeX Entry:

@MISC{Mehlhorn2007b,
AUTHOR = {Mehlhorn, Kurt and Michail, Dimitrios},
TITLE = {Implementing Minimum Cycle Basis Algorithms},
JOURNAL = {Journal of Experimental Algorithmics},
PUBLISHER = {ACM},
YEAR = {2007},
VOLUME = {11},
PAGES = {1--14},
ADDRESS = {New York, NY, USA},
ISBN = {1084-6654},
}


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