The optimal number of items in a group for group testing
We consider the possibility of applying a group testing procedure not for carrying out a traditional task of discovering all or some defective items in a finite or an infinite set of items but for discovering N non-defective items in an infinite set. For the suggested group testing procedure, we calculate the optimal number of items in a group (n∗), depending on p(0
0.5, then the optimal number of items in a group n∗≥2 for the suggested group testing procedure.
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Volume (Year): 82 (2012)Handle:
Issue (Month): 12 ()
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Related researchKeywords: Infinite set
; Number of items for one check
; Item defectiveness probability
; Item-choosing algorithm
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