## Abstract

The problem of finding the optimal minimum-redundancy integer locations for an array of given sensors that span a prescribed distance N, such that any missing integer i (0 less than i less than N) is expressible as the difference of two sensor locations, is addressed; a greedy algorithm is presented. This problem is formulated from a number-theoretic point of view and the actual algorithm for optimal sensor placement is described together with a modified version which reduces the computation time and required memory storage. It is shown that these greedy algorithms are clearly suboptimal, since for a given M the maximum attainable value for N is found to be less than N//M.

Original language | English (US) |
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Pages (from-to) | 2674-2677 |

Number of pages | 4 |

Journal | ICASSP, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing - Proceedings |

State | Published - 1988 |

## ASJC Scopus subject areas

- Software
- Signal Processing
- Electrical and Electronic Engineering