Sankhya: The Indian Journal of Statistics1993, Volume 55, Series B, Pt. 1, 91-102
OPTIMALITY OF BLOCK DESIGNS IN THE PRESENCE OF TREND
DULAL K. BHAUMIK, University of Alabama
SUMMARY. It is obvious that in the presence of a linear trend an A-optimal BIBD is Cheng's Type 2 $\psi_f$-optimal. An algorithm for the construction of an A-optimal BIBD in the presence of a linear trend is provided.
AMS(1970)subject classification. 62K05,62K10, 05B05
Key words and phrases. Block designs, trend analysis, $a$-optimality, type 2 criteria connected designs
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