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Problems of Information Transmission

, Volume 49, Issue 4, pp 375–381 | Cite as

Group testing problem with two defectives

  • C. DeppeEmail author
  • V. S. Lebedev
Large Systems

Abstract

We consider the classical (2,N) group testing problem, i.e., the problem of finding two defectives among N elements. We propose a new adaptive algorithm such that for \(N = \left\lfloor {2\tfrac{{t + 1}} {2} - t \cdot 2\tfrac{t} {4}} \right\rfloor \) the problem can be solved in t tests.

Keywords

Search Algorithm Group Test Information Transmission Adaptive Algorithm Transmission Strategy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of MathematicsUniversity of BielefeldBielefeldGermany
  2. 2.Kharkevich Institute for Information Transmission ProblemsRussian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia

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