OJDM  Vol.6 No.4 , October 2016
Near-Optimal Placement of Secrets in Graphs
Abstract: We consider the reconstruction of shared secrets in communication networks, which are modelled by graphs whose components are subject to possible failure. The reconstruction probability can be approximated using minimal cuts, if the failure probabilities of vertices and edges are close to zero. As the main contribution of this paper, node separators are used to design a heuristic for the near-optimal placement of secrets sets on the vertices of the graph.
Cite this paper: Poguntke, W. (2016) Near-Optimal Placement of Secrets in Graphs. Open Journal of Discrete Mathematics, 6, 238-247. doi: 10.4236/ojdm.2016.64020.

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