Chapter 11. Resources for the Construction of Optimal Designs

  1. Martijn P. F. Berger1 and
  2. Weng Kee Wong2

Published Online: 27 MAY 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470746912.ch11

An Introduction to Optimal Designs for Social and Biomedical Research

An Introduction to Optimal Designs for Social and Biomedical Research

How to Cite

Berger, M. P. F. and Wong, W. K. (2009) Resources for the Construction of Optimal Designs, in An Introduction to Optimal Designs for Social and Biomedical Research, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470746912.ch11

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Methodology and Statistics, Maastricht University, The Netherlands

  2. 2

    Department of Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 MAY 2009
  2. Published Print: 29 MAY 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470694503

Online ISBN: 9780470746912

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Keywords:

  • resources for construction of optimal designs;
  • computer algorithms, generating optimal designs;
  • Miller and Nguyen, providing a computer program for the Fedorov exchange algorithm;
  • simulated annealing - generic probabilistic algorithm attempting to locate good approximation to the global optimum of a given function;
  • GOSSET - general purpose program for designing experiments;
  • Slob and Pieters, introducing critical effect size (CES) and critical effect dose (CED) for continuous data;
  • Fedorov, proposing first exchange algorithm

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Sequential construction of optimal designs

  • Exchange of design points

  • Other algorithms

  • Optimal design software

  • A web site for finding optimal designs

  • Summary