This benchmark finds subgraphs of a given pattern in an undirected graph. The pattern is an arbitrary subgraph.
The algorithm is called extend-reduce. A initial worklist contains initial embedding (single vertex or edge). It extends each embedding with a vertex, and insert the new embeddings to the next worklist. Extension is repeated until the size of embedding is the same as the pattern. Each embedding is compared to the pattern, and if it is isomorphic to the pattern, the counter is increased by 1. The isomorphism test is avoided when a macthing order is used.
Please read the following paper for detailed performance evaluation:
Xuhao Chen, Roshan Dathathri, Gurbinder Gill, Keshav Pingali,
Pangolin: An Efficient and Flexible Graph Mining System on CPU and GPU,
PVLDB, 13(8): 1190-1205, 2020
Performance numbers are collected on a 4 package (14 cores per package) Intel(R) Xeon(R) Gold 5120 CPU machine at 2.20GHz from 1 thread to 56 threads in increments of 7 threads. The machine has 192GB of RAM. The operating system is CentOS Linux release 7.5.1804. All runs of the Galois benchmarks used gcc/g++ 7.2 to compile.