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DOI: 10.4230/LIPIcs.ICALP.2020.6
URN: urn:nbn:de:0030-drops-124137
URL: https://drops.dagstuhl.de/opus/volltexte/2020/12413/
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Alaluf, Naor ; Ene, Alina ; Feldman, Moran ; Nguyen, Huy L. ; Suh, Andrew

Optimal Streaming Algorithms for Submodular Maximization with Cardinality Constraints

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Abstract

We study the problem of maximizing a non-monotone submodular function subject to a cardinality constraint in the streaming model. Our main contributions are two single-pass (semi-)streaming algorithms that use Õ(k)⋅poly(1/ε) memory, where k is the size constraint. At the end of the stream, both our algorithms post-process their data structures using any offline algorithm for submodular maximization, and obtain a solution whose approximation guarantee is α/(1+α)-ε, where α is the approximation of the offline algorithm. If we use an exact (exponential time) post-processing algorithm, this leads to 1/2-ε approximation (which is nearly optimal). If we post-process with the algorithm of [Niv Buchbinder and Moran Feldman, 2019], that achieves the state-of-the-art offline approximation guarantee of α = 0.385, we obtain 0.2779-approximation in polynomial time, improving over the previously best polynomial-time approximation of 0.1715 due to [Feldman et al., 2018]. One of our algorithms is combinatorial and enjoys fast update and overall running times. Our other algorithm is based on the multilinear extension, enjoys an improved space complexity, and can be made deterministic in some settings of interest.

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@InProceedings{alaluf_et_al:LIPIcs:2020:12413,
  author =	{Naor Alaluf and Alina Ene and Moran Feldman and Huy L. Nguyen and Andrew Suh},
  title =	{{Optimal Streaming Algorithms for Submodular Maximization with Cardinality Constraints}},
  booktitle =	{47th International Colloquium on Automata, Languages, and Programming (ICALP 2020)},
  pages =	{6:1--6:19},
  series =	{Leibniz International Proceedings in Informatics (LIPIcs)},
  ISBN =	{978-3-95977-138-2},
  ISSN =	{1868-8969},
  year =	{2020},
  volume =	{168},
  editor =	{Artur Czumaj and Anuj Dawar and Emanuela Merelli},
  publisher =	{Schloss Dagstuhl--Leibniz-Zentrum f{\"u}r Informatik},
  address =	{Dagstuhl, Germany},
  URL =		{https://drops.dagstuhl.de/opus/volltexte/2020/12413},
  URN =		{urn:nbn:de:0030-drops-124137},
  doi =		{10.4230/LIPIcs.ICALP.2020.6},
  annote =	{Keywords: Submodular maximization, streaming algorithms, cardinality constraint}
}

Keywords: Submodular maximization, streaming algorithms, cardinality constraint
Collection: 47th International Colloquium on Automata, Languages, and Programming (ICALP 2020)
Issue Date: 2020
Date of publication: 29.06.2020


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