Algorithms for balanced graph bi-partitioning

Wu, Jigang, Jiang, Guiyuan, Zheng, Lili and Zhou, Suiping ORCID logoORCID: (2014) Algorithms for balanced graph bi-partitioning. 2014 IEEE Intl Conf on High Performance Computing and Communications, 2014 IEEE 6th Intl Symp on Cyberspace Safety and Security, 2014 IEEE 11th Intl Conf on Embedded Software and Syst (HPCC,CSS,ICESS),. In: 2014 IEEEInternational Conference on High Performance Computing and Communications (HPCC), 20-22 Aug 2014, Paris, France. ISBN 9781479961221. [Conference or Workshop Item] (doi:10.1109/HPCC.2014.35)


Graph partitioning has been widely applied in cloud computing, data centers, virtual machine scheduling, hardware/software co-design, and VLSI circuit design, etc. The general graph partitioning problem is known to be NP-hard. This paper investigates how to partition the vertex set of an undirected weighted graph into two disjoint subsets, such that the total vertex-weights of the two subsets are nearly equal, and the total weight of the edges connecting the two subsets is minimized. A heuristic algorithm is proposed to initialize an approximate bipartition such that the total vertex-weight of each subset is close to that of the other. The proposed algorithm constructs a subset by selecting a group of neighboring vertices with the highest gain from the original graph for inclusion into the subset. A customized tabu search is proposed to further refine the initial partition, which minimizes the communication cost and keeps partition balanced. Experimental results show that the proposed algorithms outperform the state-of-the-art on the public benchmarks, with the improvement of up to 79% for certain cases.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Other)
Research Areas: A. > School of Science and Technology > Computer Science
Item ID: 15856
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Depositing User: Suiping Zhou
Date Deposited: 18 Sep 2015 09:43
Last Modified: 30 May 2019 18:31

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