# Algorithm Theory — SWAT'98 [electronic resource] :6th Scandinavian Workshop on Algorithm Theory Stockholm, Sweden, July 8–10, 1998 Proceedings /

##### Contributor(s): Arnborg, Stefan [editor.] | Ivansson, Lars [editor.] | SpringerLink (Online service).

Material type: BookSeries: Lecture Notes in Computer Science: 1432Publisher: Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 1998.Description: X, 350 p. online resource.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9783540691068.Subject(s): Computer science | Software engineering | Data structures (Computer science) | Computers | Algorithms | Computer science -- Mathematics | Computer graphics | Computer Science | Theory of Computation | Software Engineering/Programming and Operating Systems | Algorithm Analysis and Problem Complexity | Discrete Mathematics in Computer Science | Data Structures | Computer GraphicsOnline resources: Click here to access onlineRecent developments in maximum flow algorithms -- An ? — Approximation algorithm for weighted shortest paths on polyhedral surfaces -- Facility location with dynamic distance functions -- An approximation scheme for bin packing with conflicts -- Approximations for the general block distribution of a matrix -- An optimal algorithm for computing visible nearest foreign neighbors among colored line segments -- Moving an angle around a region -- Models and motion planning -- Constrained square-center problems -- Worst-case efficient external-memory priority queues -- Simple confluently persistent catenable lists -- Improved upper bounds for time-space tradeoffs for selection with limited storage -- Probabilistic data structures for priority queues -- Extractors for weak random sources and their applications -- Comparator networks for binary heap construction -- Two-variable linear programming in parallel -- Optimal deterministic protocols for mobile robots on a grid -- Concurrent multicast in weighted networks -- Some recent strong inapproximability results -- Minimal elimination of planar graphs -- Memory requirements for table computations in partial k-tree algorithms -- Formal language constrained path problems -- Local search algorithms for SAT: Worst-case analysis -- Speed is more powerful than clairvoyance -- Randomized online multi-threaded paging -- Determinant: Old algorithms, new insights -- Solving fundamental problems on sparse-meshes -- Output-sensitive cell enumeration in hyperplane arrangements -- Fast and efficient computation of additively weighted Voronoi cells for applications in molecular biology -- On the number of regular vertices of the union of Jordan regions -- Distribution-sensitive algorithms.

This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 6th Scandinavian Workshop on Algorithm Theory, SWAT'98, held in Stockholm, Sweden, in July 1998. The volume presents 28 revised full papers selected from 56 submissions; also included are three invited contributions. The papers present original research on algorithms and data structures in various areas including computational geometry, parallel and distributed systems, graph theory, approximation, computational biology, queueing, Voronoi diagrams, and combinatorics in general.

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