In this paper, we present a new technique to obtain upper bounds on undirected unicast network information capacity. Using this technique, we characterize an upper bound, called partition bound, on the symmetric rate of information flow in undirected unicast networks and give an algorithm to compute it. Two classes of networks are presented for which the bound is tight and the capacity is achievable by routing thus confirming the undirected unicast conjecture for these classes of networks. We also show that the bound can be loose in general and present an approach to tighten it.
- Pub Date:
- May 2020
- Computer Science - Information Theory
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