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Latin Square Design

  1. Roger E. Kirk

Published Online: 30 JAN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470479216.corpsy0499

Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology

Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology

How to Cite

Kirk, R. E. 2010. Latin Square Design. Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology. 1–2.

Author Information

  1. Baylor University

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 JAN 2010


A Latin square of order p is a p × p array of ordered letters or symbols in which each letter or symbol appears once in each row and once in each column. An example of a 3 × 3 Latin square is shown here.

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  • latin square;
  • experimental design;
  • nuisance variable