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On optimal designs for nonlinear models: a general and efficient algorithm

Yang, Min, Biedermann, Stefanie and Tang, Elina (2013) On optimal designs for nonlinear models: a general and efficient algorithm Journal of the American Statistical Association, 108, (504), pp. 1411-1420. (doi:10.1080/01621459.2013.806268).

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Deriving optimal designs for nonlinear models is challenging in general. Although some recent results allow us to focus on a simple subclass of designs for most problems, deriving a specific optimal design mainly depends on algorithmic approaches. There is need of a general and efficient algorithm which is more broadly applicable than the current state of the art methods. We present a new algorithm that can be used to find optimal designs with respect to a broad class of optimality criteria, when the model parameters or functions thereof are of interest, and for both locally optimal and multi- stage design strategies. We prove convergence to the desired optimal design, and show that the new algorithm outperforms the best available algorithm in various examples

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Published date: 2013
Keywords: convergence, locally optimal design, multi-stage design, \Phi p -optimality
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Local EPrints ID: 337088
ISSN: 0162-1459
PURE UUID: 35963335-870d-4c5d-abe3-c571a2513cc7

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Date deposited: 19 Apr 2012 13:22
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 06:05

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Author: Min Yang
Author: Elina Tang

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