An Efficient Multicore Algorithm for Minimal Length Addition Chains
AbstractA minimal length addition chain for a positive integer m is a finite sequence of positive integers such that (1) the first and last elements in the sequence are 1 and m, respectively, (2) any element greater than 1 in the sequence is the addition of two earlier elements (not necessarily distinct), and (3) the length of the sequence is minimal. Generating the minimal length addition chain for m is challenging due to the running time, which increases with the size of m and particularly with the number of 1s in the binary representation of m. In this paper, we introduce a new parallel algorithm to find the minimal length addition chain for m. The experimental studies on multicore systems show that the running time of the proposed algorithm is faster than the sequential algorithm. Moreover, the maximum speedup obtained by the proposed algorithm is 2.5 times the best known sequential algorithm. View Full-Text
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Bahig, H.M.; Kotb, Y. An Efficient Multicore Algorithm for Minimal Length Addition Chains. Computers 2019, 8, 23.
Bahig HM, Kotb Y. An Efficient Multicore Algorithm for Minimal Length Addition Chains. Computers. 2019; 8(1):23.Chicago/Turabian Style
Bahig, Hazem M.; Kotb, Yasser. 2019. "An Efficient Multicore Algorithm for Minimal Length Addition Chains." Computers 8, no. 1: 23.
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