Nonadaptive Fault-Tolerant File Transmission in Rotator Graphs

Yukihiro HAMADA  Feng BAO  Aohan MEI  Yoshihide IGARASHI  

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IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Fundamentals of Electronics, Communications and Computer Sciences   Vol.E79-A   No.4   pp.477-482
Publication Date: 1996/04/25
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Print ISSN: 0916-8508
Type of Manuscript: Special Section PAPER (Special Section on Discrete Mathematics and Its Applications)
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connectivity,  fault-tolerance,  file transmission,  information dispersal algorithm,  rotator graphs,  

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Summary: 
A directed graph G = (V,E) is called the n-rotator graph if V = {a1a2・・・an|a1a2・・・an is a permutation of 1,2,・・・,n} and E = {(a1a2・・・an,b1b2・・・bn)| for some 2 i n, b1b2・・・bn = a2・・・aia1ai+1・・・an}. We show that for any pair of distinct nodes in the n-rotator graph, we can construct n - 1 disjoint paths, each length < 2n, connecting the two nodes. We propose a nonadaptive fault-tolerant file transmission algorithm which uses these disjoint paths. Then the probabilistic analysis of its reliability is given.