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The complexity of parallel prefix problems on small domains

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Chaudhuri,  Shiva
Algorithms and Complexity, MPI for Informatics, Max Planck Society;

Radhakrishnan,  Jaikumar
Algorithms and Complexity, MPI for Informatics, Max Planck Society;

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Chaudhuri, S., & Radhakrishnan, J.(1993). The complexity of parallel prefix problems on small domains (MPI-I-93-147). Saarbrücken: Max-Planck-Institut für Informatik.


Cite as: http://hdl.handle.net/11858/00-001M-0000-0014-B766-8
Abstract
We show non-trivial lower bounds for several prefix problems in the CRCW PRAM model. Our main result is an $\Omega(\alpha(n))$ lower bound for the chaining problem, matching the previously known upper bound. We give a reduction to show that the same lower bound applies to a parenthesis matching problem, again matching the previously known upper bound. We also give reductions to show that similar lower bounds hold for the prefix maxima and the range maxima problems.