# Questions tagged [experiment-design]

The study of how to structure an information-gathering exercise where variation is present.

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### Are non-square latin hypercubes viable?

At https://github.com/OpenMDAO/OpenMDAO-Framework/issues/599 it is stated that non-square Latin Hypercube experimental design is not well defined (I assume that for higher dimensions that means ...
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### How good is an optimal design (DOE)?

I am looking at an experiment with 5 factors (4 numeric and one nominal) with three levels for each numeric and 2 levels for the nominal. Instead of the 162 runs, I am interested in a small design (30 ...
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### D-Optimal Criteria Vs Differential Shannon Entropy

How minimizing the determinant of the information matrix is equivalent to maximizing the differential Shannon entropy? A similar question was posted in Math SE but hasn't been rigorously answered. My ...
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### Pooling samples -- what are the effects

There is an experiment in which biological samples are taken for several treatments and a control. For each treatment, we have enough resources to evaluate 5 samples. Some researchers suggest (for ...
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### Explaining conditioning number in statistics to non-statisticians

I work these days as a statistician and a lot of what I do is evaluating design of experiments; I started this job less than a year ago, after getting a PhD in mathematical statistics. I remember once ...
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### Sample Space of Machine Learning Classification "Experiment"

If you're trying to classify some input, $\mathbf{x} \in \mathbb{R}^{n}$, to one of $d$ classes using a model with parameters, $\theta$, how are you supposed to think about the experiment of learning ...
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### Modification to Latin Square Design

I have an experiment where I am having participants rate the readability of 10 different texts. I have 37 participants and I would like them to rate the readability for 6 texts each so that each text ... 2k views