Adaptive Group Testing Algorithms to Estimate the Number of Defectives [article]

Nader H. Bshouty and Vivian E. Bshouty-Hurani and George Haddad and Thomas Hashem and Fadi Khoury and Omar Sharafy
2017 arXiv   pre-print
We study the problem of estimating the number of defective items in adaptive Group testing by using a minimum number of queries. We improve the existing algorithm and prove a lower bound that show that, for constant estimation, the number of tests in our algorithm is optimal.
arXiv:1712.00615v1 fatcat:in46r7twmjdvvewa5xmp6wej54