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Note that by the upper bound proved by [1], our lower bound is actually tight. The Necklace Graph. A D-regular necklace graph N (V, E) with n nodes n units U1 , U2 , . . , U . Each unit Ui for i ∈ [ ] contains D + 1 consists of := D+1 nodes, numbered by 1, 2, . . , D + 1. Within a unit Ui , there is an edge between each pair of nodes except the pair {1, D + 1}. That is, the subgraph of N (V, E) induced by nodes in Ui is KD+1 \1, D + 1. For each i ∈ {1, 2, . . , − 1}, the two units Ui and Ui+1 are connected via an edge between node D + 1 of Ui and node 1 of Ui+1 .

We denote the subgraph constructed by COP with constant parameter D by H, which has diameter d. Hence for any node v, there exists a path P = (u0 , u1 , . . , us−1 , us = v) in the undirected graph induced by H between u0 and v, where s ≤ d is the length of the path. Hence, in the directed graph H, for any i = {0, 1, . . , s − 1}, there is a directed edge between nodes ui and ui+1 . Since both nodes ui and ui+1 have out-degree at most D, which is a constant, communication between ui and ui+1 1 will be performed with probability at least D in each round.

27–38, 2014. c IFIP International Federation for Information Processing 2014 28 F. Chen and X. Wu the neighbor if the neighbor is informed. A common performance measure of protocols is the number of rounds required to have all nodes informed, which is called the finishing time. We consider the rumor spreading problem when the rumor is not a tiny piece of information, but a large ﬁle which can not be transmitted from one node to another in one round. In this case, we divide the ﬁle into B small pieces so that each piece can be transmitted in one round.