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Distributed Computing: A Locality-Sensitive Approach (Monographs on Discrete Mathematics and Applications) Hardcover – January 1, 1987

ISBN-13: 978-0898714647 ISBN-10: 0898714648

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Product Details

  • Series: Monographs on Discrete Mathematics and Applications (Book 5)
  • Hardcover: 359 pages
  • Publisher: Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (January 1, 1987)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0898714648
  • ISBN-13: 978-0898714647
  • Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.9 x 9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.6 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #3,474,223 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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The only book that gives a thorough exposition of network spanners and other locality-preserving network representations such as sparse covers and partitions. The book is useful for computer scientists interested in distributed computing, electrical engineers interested in network architectures and protocols, and for discrete mathematicians and graph theorists.

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David Peleg is the Norman D. Cohen Professorial Chair of Computer Sciences at the Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel.

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This book is excellent for learning about sparse covers and partitions, which are fundamental concepts for many other algorithms. Well written, clear with a good variety of topics.
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