Revisiting Nested Group Testing Procedures: New Results, Comparisons, and Robustness

  title={Revisiting Nested Group Testing Procedures: New Results, Comparisons, and Robustness},
  author={Yaakov Malinovsky and P. Albert},
  journal={The American Statistician},
  pages={117 - 125}
  • Yaakov Malinovsky, P. Albert
  • Published 2019
  • Medicine, Mathematics
  • The American Statistician
  • ABSTRACT Group testing has its origin in the identification of syphilis in the U.S. army during World War II. Much of the theoretical framework of group testing was developed starting in the late 1950s, with continued work into the 1990s. Recently, with the advent of new laboratory and genetic technologies, there has been an increasing interest in group testing designs for cost saving purposes. In this article, we compare different nested designs, including Dorfman, Sterrett and an optimal… CONTINUE READING

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