Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:
Title: Approximation algorithms design for disk partial covering problem
Authors: Xiao, B 
Cao, J 
Zhuge, Q
He, Y
Sha, EH
Keywords: Algorithms
Approximation theory
Computational complexity
Constraint theory
Problem solving
Quality of service
Real time systems
Wireless telecommunication systems
Issue Date: 2004
Publisher: IEEE Computer Society
Source: ISPAN 2004 : 7th International Symposium on Parallel Architectures, Algorithms and Networks : 10-12 May 2004, Hong Kong, SAR, China, p.104-109 How to cite?
Abstract: Mobile servers are established to provide services for mobile nodes in an anticipated area. If the distribution of mobile nodes can be foreseen, the location of mobile servers becomes critical to the QoS of wireless systems. Under resource and topology constraints, it is very difficult to figure out a solution, or unable to cover all given mobile nodes within limited number of mobile servers. In this paper, we study the issue of the partial covering problem such that part of mobile nodes to be covered. Several approximation algorithms are proposed to cover the maximum number of elements. For real time systems, such as the battle-field communication system, the proposed algorithms with polynomial-time complexity can be efficiently applied. The algorithm complexity analysis illustrates the improvement made by our algorithms. The experimental results show that the performance of our algorithms is much better than other existing 3-approximation algorithm for the robust k-center problem.
ISBN: 0-7695-2135-5
Rights: © 2004 IEEE. Personal use of this material is permitted. However, permission to reprint/republish this material for advertising or promotional purposes or for creating new collective works for resale or redistribution to servers or lists, or to reuse any copyrighted component of this work in other works must be obtained from the IEEE.
This material is presented to ensure timely dissemination of scholarly and technical work. Copyright and all rights therein are retained by authors or by other copyright holders. All persons copying this information are expected to adhere to the terms and constraints invoked by each author's copyright. In most cases, these works may not be reposted without the explicit permission of the copyright holder.
Appears in Collections:Conference Paper

Files in This Item:
File Description SizeFormat 
algorithms-design_04.pdf153.81 kBAdobe PDFView/Open
View full-text via PolyU eLinks SFX Query
Show full item record
PIRA download icon_1.1View/Download Contents


Last Week
Last month
Citations as of Jul 31, 2018


Last Week
Last month
Citations as of Aug 11, 2018

Page view(s)

Last Week
Last month
Citations as of Aug 14, 2018


Citations as of Aug 14, 2018

Google ScholarTM


Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.