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Algorithms 2013, 6(4), 618-635; doi:10.3390/a6040618
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Multi-Threading a State-of-the-Art Maximum Clique Algorithm

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Received: 15 August 2013 / Revised: 13 September 2013 / Accepted: 18 September 2013 / Published: 3 October 2013
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Algorithms for Multi Core Parallel Computation)
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Abstract

We present a threaded parallel adaptation of a state-of-the-art maximum clique algorithm for dense, computationally challenging graphs. We show that near-linear speedups are achievable in practice and that superlinear speedups are common. We include results for several previously unsolved benchmark problems.
Keywords: maximum clique; multi-core; parallel algorithms; parallel branch and bound maximum clique; multi-core; parallel algorithms; parallel branch and bound
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McCreesh, C.; Prosser, P. Multi-Threading a State-of-the-Art Maximum Clique Algorithm. Algorithms 2013, 6, 618-635.

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