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The optimal number of items in a group for group testing

  • Gusev, Andrey L.
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    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(00.5, then the optimal number of items in a group n∗≥2 for the suggested group testing procedure.

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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Statistics & Probability Letters.

    Volume (Year): 82 (2012)
    Issue (Month): 12 ()
    Pages: 2083-2085

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