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September, 1976 Robustness of Balanced Incomplete Block Designs
Peter W. M. John
Ann. Statist. 4(5): 960-962 (September, 1976). DOI: 10.1214/aos/1176343593


When a variety is lost or omitted from a balanced incomplete block design, the residual design is not, in general, balanced. A lower bound is obtained for the overall efficiency in this case and it is shown that the overall loss of efficiency even in the unbalanced case is small.


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Peter W. M. John. "Robustness of Balanced Incomplete Block Designs." Ann. Statist. 4 (5) 960 - 962, September, 1976.


Published: September, 1976
First available in Project Euclid: 12 April 2007

zbMATH: 0357.62054
MathSciNet: MR426310
Digital Object Identifier: 10.1214/aos/1176343593

Primary: 62K10
Secondary: 05B05 , 62K05

Keywords: BIB designs , incomplete block design , resistant BIB designs

Rights: Copyright © 1976 Institute of Mathematical Statistics

Vol.4 • No. 5 • September, 1976
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