### Abstract

This paper studies the 1-2-1 half-duplex network model, where two half-duplex nodes can communicate only if they point "beams" at each other; otherwise, no signal can be exchanged or interference can be generated. The main result of this paper is the design of two polynomial-time algorithms that: (i) compute the approximate capacity of the 1-2-1 half-duplex network and, (ii) find the network schedule optimal for the approximate capacity. The paper starts by expressing the approximate capacity as a linear program with an exponential number of constraints. A core technical component consists of building a polynomial-time separation oracle for this linear program, by using algorithmic tools such as perfect matching polytopes and Gomory-Hu trees.

Original language | English (US) |
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Title of host publication | 2019 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, ISIT 2019 - Proceedings |

Publisher | Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. |

Pages | 460-464 |

Number of pages | 5 |

ISBN (Electronic) | 9781538692912 |

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State | Published - Jul 2019 |

Event | 2019 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, ISIT 2019 - Paris, France Duration: Jul 7 2019 → Jul 12 2019 |

### Publication series

Name | IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory - Proceedings |
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Volume | 2019-July |

ISSN (Print) | 2157-8095 |

### Conference

Conference | 2019 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, ISIT 2019 |
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Country | France |

City | Paris |

Period | 7/7/19 → 7/12/19 |

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*2019 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, ISIT 2019 - Proceedings*(pp. 460-464). [8849671] (IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory - Proceedings; Vol. 2019-July). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.. https://doi.org/10.1109/ISIT.2019.8849671