Greedy Experimental Design Construction

Computes experimental designs for a two-arm experiment with covariates by greedily optimizing a balance objective function. This optimization provides lower variance for the treatment effect estimator (and higher power) while preserving a design that is close to complete randomization. We return all iterations of the designs for use in a permutation test. Additional functionality includes using branch and bound optimization (via Gurobi) and exhaustive enumeration.


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1.2 by Adam Kapelner, a year ago

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Authors: Adam Kapelner , David Azriel and Abba M. Krieger

Documentation:   PDF Manual  

GPL-3 license

Imports graphics, grDevices, stats

Depends on rJava, GreedyExperimentalDesignJARs

System requirements: Java (>= 7.0)

See at CRAN