Further Results on Optimal and Efficient Designs for Constrained Mixture Experiments

  • R. J. Martin
  • M. C. Bursnall
  • E. C. Stillman
Part of the Nonconvex Optimization and Its Applications book series (NOIA, volume 51)


Many practical experiments on mixtures (where the components sum to one) include additional lower or upper bounds on components. This paper gives some additional results on the form of the continuous D- and V-optimal designs for 3 and 4 components.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. J. Martin
    • 1
  • M. C. Bursnall
    • 2
  • E. C. Stillman
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Probability and StatisticsUniversity of SheffieldSheffieldUK
  2. 2.Department of StatisticsUniversity of LeedsLeedsUK

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