Janne H. Korhonen · Ami Paz · Joel Rybicki · Stefan Schmid · Jukka Suomela

Brief announcement: Sinkless orientation is hard also in the supported LOCAL model

DISC 2021 · 35th International Symposium on Distributed Computing, online, October 2021

authors’ version arXiv.org


We show that any algorithm that solves the sinkless orientation problem in the supported LOCAL model requires $\Omega(\log n)$ rounds, and this is tight. The supported LOCAL is at least as strong as the usual LOCAL model, and as a corollary this also gives a new, short and elementary proof that shows that the round complexity of the sinkless orientation problem in the deterministic LOCAL model is $\Omega(\log n)$.

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