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On the optimality of orthogonal array plus one run plans

Rahul Mukerjee

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Much contrary to popular belief and even a published result, it is seen that orthogonal array plus one run plans are not necessarily optimal, within the relevant class, for general $s_1 \times \dots \times s_m$ factorials. A broad sufficient condition on $s_1,\dots, s_m$ ensuring the optimality of such plans has been worked out. This condition covers, in particular, all symmetric factorials and thus strengthens some previous results.

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Ann. Statist. Volume 27, Number 1 (1999), 82-93.

First available in Project Euclid: 5 April 2002

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Primary: 62K15: Factorial designs
Secondary: 05B15: Orthogonal arrays, Latin squares, Room squares

Generalized criterion of type 1 Kronecker calculus real parametrization resolution


Mukerjee, Rahul. On the optimality of orthogonal array plus one run plans. Ann. Statist. 27 (1999), no. 1, 82--93. doi:10.1214/aos/1018031102.

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