## STACS 98 [electronic resource] : 15th Annual Symposium on Theoretical Aspects of Computer Science Paris, France, February 25–27, 1998 Proceedings / edited by Michel Morvan, Christoph Meinel, Daniel Krob.

Material type: TextLanguage: English Series: Lecture Notes in Computer Science: 1373Publisher: Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 1998Description: XVI, 636 p. online resourceContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9783540697053Subject(s): Computer science | Data encryption (Computer science) | Information theory | Electronic data processing | Computational complexity | Computer graphics | Computer Science | Theory of Computation | Programming Techniques | Discrete Mathematics in Computer Science | Computer Graphics | Data Encryption | Numeric ComputingAdditional physical formats: Printed edition:: No titleDDC classification: 004.0151 LOC classification: QA75.5-76.95Online resources: Click here to access onlineRandom graphs, random walks, differential equations and the probabilistic analysis of algorithms -- Distributed online frequency assignment in cellular networks -- Floats, integers, and single source shortest paths -- A synthesis on partition refinement: A useful routine for strings, graphs, boolean matrices and automata -- Simplifying the modal mu-calculus alternation hierarchy -- On disguised double horn functions and extensions -- The complexity of propositional linear temporal logics in simple cases -- Searching constant width mazes captures the AC 0 hierarchy -- Nearly optimal language compression using extractors -- Random sparse bit strings at the threshold of adjacency -- Lower bounds for randomized read-k-times branching programs -- Inducing an order on cellular automata by a grouping operation -- Attractors of D-dimensional Linear Cellular Automata -- Optimal simulations between unary automata -- Shuffle of ?-words: Algebraic aspects -- A generalization of resource-bounded measure, with an application (Extended abstract) -- The complexity of modular graph automorphism -- Unary quantifiers, transitive closure, and relations of large degree -- On the structure of valiant's complexity classes -- On the existence of polynomial time approximation schemes for OBDD minimization -- Complexity of problems on graphs represented as OBDDs -- Equivalence test and ordering transformation for parity-OBDDs of different variable ordering -- Size and structure of random ordered binary decision diagrams -- Provable security for block ciphers by decorrelation -- On the approximation of finding A(nother) Hamiltonian cycle in cubic Hamiltonian graphs -- The mutual exclusion scheduling problem for permutation and comparability graphs -- Massaging a linear programming solution to give a 2-approximation for a generalization of the vertex cover problem -- Partially persistent search trees with transcript operations -- Relating hierarchies of word and tree automata -- Languages defined with modular counting quantifiers -- Hierarchies of principal twist-closed trios -- Radix representations of algebraic number fields and finite automata -- Sorting and searching on the word RAM -- Communication-efficient deterministic parallel algorithms for planar point location and 2d Voronoi Diagram -- On Batcher's merge sorts as parallel sorting algorithms -- Minimum spanning trees for minor-closed graph classes in parallel -- Optimal broadcasting in almost trees and partial k-trees -- Local normal forms for first-order logic with applications to games and automata -- Axiomatizing the equational theory of regular tree languages -- A Logical Characterization of Systolic Languages -- Optimal proof systems for propositional logic and complete sets -- The (parallel) approximability of non-boolean satisfiability problems and restricted integer programming -- Interactive protocols on the reals -- Result-indistinguishable zero-knowledge proofs: Increased power and constant-round protocols -- Bounded size dictionary compression: SCk-completeness and NC algorithms -- Expressive completeness of LTrL on finite traces: An algebraic proof -- On uniform DOL words -- Series-parallel posets: Algebra, automata and languages -- On the expected number of nodes at level k in 0-balanced trees -- Cell flipping in permutation diagrams -- Construction of non-intersecting colored flows through a planar cellular figure -- Recursively enumerable reals and chaitin ? numbers -- Uniformly defining complexity classes of functions -- Recognizability equals monadic second-order definability for sets of graphs of bounded tree-width.

This book constitutes the strictly refereed proceedings of the 15th Annual Symposium on Theoretical Aspects of Computer Science, STACS 98, held in Paris, France, in February 1998. The volume presents three invited surveys together with 52 revised full papers selected from a total of 155 submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on algorithms and data structures, logic, complexity, and automata and formal languages.

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