This paper is concerned with a computer algorithm for searching optimal block designs. The algorithm uses a technique called simulated annealing. Exchange and interchange steps are defined in a way similar to JONES and ECCLESTON (1980). Two examples are used to show the performance of the algorit hrn.

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Keywords Computer algorithm, Criterion for design optimality, Interchange step, Exchange step, Optimal block design.
Persistent URL dx.doi.org/10.1002/bimj.4710340503, hdl.handle.net/1765/116021
Journal Biometrical Journal
Citation
Janssen, J.J.W.M, Douven, R.C.H.M, & van Berkum, E.E.M. (1992). An Annealing Algorithm for Searching Optimal Block Designs. Biometrical Journal, 34(5), 529–538. doi:10.1002/bimj.4710340503