Accession Number:

AD0699515

Title:

OPTIMAL WHEREABOUTS SEARCH,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

CENTER FOR NAVAL ANALYSES ARLINGTON VA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1970-01-13

Pagination or Media Count:

30.0

Abstract:

An optimal whereabouts search maximizes the probability of correctly stating, at the end of a search costing no more than some budget C, which box contains the object. The paper shows that an optimal whereabouts search never searches the box to be guessed. An algorithm is given for finding an optimal whereabouts search strategy. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Operations Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE