Optimum Evasion Versus Systematic Search
A study of evasion vs. search, in which the search is nonrepetitive. It is shown that the evader's best strategy is never to return to a place where he has hidden before. Applications of this demonstration are given.
Efron, Bradley, Optimum Evasion Versus Systematic Search. Santa Monica, CA: RAND Corporation, 1963. https://www.rand.org/pubs/research_memoranda/RM3582.html. Also available in print form.
Efron, Bradley, Optimum Evasion Versus Systematic Search, Santa Monica, Calif.: RAND Corporation, RM-3582-ARPA, 1963. As of August 03, 2022: https://www.rand.org/pubs/research_memoranda/RM3582.html