We present a silent self-stabilizing distributed algorithm computing a maximal $ p$-star decomposition of the underlying communication network. Under the unfair distributed scheduler, the most general scheduler model, the algorithm converges in at most $12Delta m + mathcalO(m+n)$ moves, where $m$ is the number of edges, $n$ is the number of nodes and $Delta $ is the maximum node degree. Regarding the time complexity, we obtain the following results: our algorithm outperforms the previously known best algorithm by a factor of $Delta $ with respect to the move complexity. While the round complexity for the previous algorithm was unknown, we show a $5big lfloor fracnp+1 big rfloor +5$ bound for our algorithm.
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- distributed algorithm
- graph decomposition
- move complexity
- p-star decomposition
- round complexity