## Abstract

In many emerging applications, the data to be monitored is of very high volume, dynamic, and distributed, making it infeasible to collect the distinct data streams to a central node and process them there. Often, the monitoring problem consists of determining whether the value of a global function, which depends on the union of all streams, crossed a certain threshold. A great deal of effort is directed at reducing communication overhead by transforming the monitoring of the global function to the testing of local constraints, checked independently at the nodes. Recently, geometric monitoring (GM) proved to be very useful for constructing such local constraints for general (non-linear, non-monotonic) functions. Alas, in all current variants of geometric monitoring, the constraints at all nodes share an identical structure and are, thus, unsuitable for handling heterogeneous streams, which obey different distributions at the distinct nodes. To remedy this, we propose a general approach for geometric monitoring of heterogeneous streams (HGM), which defines constraints tailored to fit the distinct data distributions at the nodes. While optimally selecting the constraints is an NP-hard problem, we provide a practical solution, which seeks to reduce running time by hierarchically clustering nodes with similar data distributions and then solving more, but simpler, optimization problems.

Original language | English |
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Title of host publication | Applied Algorithms - 1st International Conference, ICAA 2014, Proceedings |

Editors | Prosenjit Gupta, Christos Zaroliagis |

Publisher | Springer Verlag |

Pages | 17-28 |

Number of pages | 12 |

ISBN (Electronic) | 9783319041254 |

DOIs | |

State | Published - 2014 |

Event | 1st International Conference on Applied Algorithms, ICAA 2014 - Kolkata, India Duration: 13 Jan 2014 → 15 Jan 2014 |

### Publication series

Name | Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics) |
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Volume | 8321 |

ISSN (Print) | 0302-9743 |

ISSN (Electronic) | 1611-3349 |

### Conference

Conference | 1st International Conference on Applied Algorithms, ICAA 2014 |
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Country/Territory | India |

City | Kolkata |

Period | 13/01/14 → 15/01/14 |

### Bibliographical note

Publisher Copyright:© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2014.

## ASJC Scopus subject areas

- Theoretical Computer Science
- Computer Science (all)