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experimental design

[ik‚sper·ə′ment·əl di′zīn]
(statistics)
A pattern for setting up experiments and making observations about the relationship between several variables in which one attempts to obtain as much information as possible for a fixed expenditure level.
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On day 5 of the experimental design, animals were euthanized with i.p.
Eight studies recommended future research increase the sample size used in the experimental design (Baker et al., 2014; Blackburn & Robinson, 2016; Bunch et al., 2014; Easterly & Myers, 2011; Rose et al., 2015; Sapp & Thoron, 2014; Schafbuch et al., 2016; Witt et al., 2014).
Authors must provide details regarding the experimental design in a manuscript such that reviewers and readers have sufficient information about how the study was conducted and can evaluate the quality of the experimental design.
Zhu, "Orthogonal experimental design and fuzzy grey relational analysis for emitter efficiency of the micro-cylindrical combustor with a step," Applied Thermal Engineering, vol.
The TMED [15] is a kind of sequential experimental design inspired by evolutionary algorithms.
(2) both in monovariate optimization and when experimental design tools are exploited, global signal is defined for each experiment as the average or the sum of the areas of all the peaks identified in the chromatogram [34, 35, 39-46].
This four-volume collection of previously published, classic and mostly contemporary articles and book chapters highlights the historical, theoretical, methodological, and pragmatic factors affecting the choice and use of experimental designs in the behavioral and social sciences.
In addition, three central replicates were also added to the experimental design to calculate pure experimental error.
He was speaking at a certificates distribution ceremony of the recently held five-day workshop on Experimental Design and Data Analysis Methodologies, SAS-ANOVA Procedures.
It was hypothesized that scaffolded instruction of experimental design would provide students the skills to design their own experiment in a guided-inquiry lab in introductory biology, and that this exercise would give them a better understanding of the scientific method and experimental design.
EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN; FROM USER STUDIES TO PSYCHOPHYSICS is a reference for college collections strong in computer graphics and psychology and offers a basic introduction to psychological experiments and experimental design for any working with computers.

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