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factorial design

[fak′tȯr·ē·əl di‚zīn]
(statistics)
A design for an experiment that allows the experimenter to find out the effect levels of each factor on levels of all the other factors.
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Summary of ANOVA for 2X 9 Factorial Experiments with repeated measures on the Second Factor (9 Times)
Schaarschmidt, "Analysis of Statistical Interactions in Factorial Experiments," Journal of Agronomy and Crop Science, vol.
The IMPP and levels for [3.sup.4] full factorial experiments are shown in Table 5.
These experimental simulations belong to a group of designs known as [2.sup.k] factorial experiments (designs), where k is the number of parameters being studied (Quinao & Zarrouk, 2014).
A full factorial experiment with 3 x 3 x 3 treatment combinations was used resulting in a total of 27 concrete trial mixtures considering three typical levels of each of the three key factors affecting the performance of concrete mixtures, as shown in Table 1.
To set optimal technological parameters of lipid-rich model wastewater cleaning, 4 series of factorial experiments with 16 parallel tests in each were done.
The data on DM yield and oxalate content were analyzed by analysis of variance using the general linear model of SPSS (version 12.0, SPSS Inc., Chicago, IL, USA) for a 3 x 3 factorial experiment in a Completely Randomized Design with 4 replications.
Consider an example of the simplest type of a factorial experiment involving the application of two drugs (A and B) each given at two 'levels' (given or not given) to 24 subjects, randomly allocated, six to each treatment combination (Table 4).
Factor levels used in the full factorial experiment. Type of cooling Top surface sheet temperature No cooling 154[degrees]C "Standard" pressure box 157[degrees]C "New" pressure box 160[degrees]C Geiss fans 163[degrees]C 166[degrees]C The sheet used in this study was a 4.25-mm thick, black 518E resin from A.
The investigators conducted a factorial experiment that incorporated varying particle size distributions, fat and lecithin.