A relation between pairwise balanced and variance balanced block designs

A. Hedayat, J. Stufken

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We show that the problems of constructing pairwise balanced block designs and variance balanced block designs are equivalent. This provides incentive to study only the direct construction for the simplest of these designs—namely, pairwise balanced designs.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)753-755
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the American Statistical Association
Issue number407
StatePublished - Sep 1989


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Statistics and Probability
  • Statistics, Probability and Uncertainty

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