Journal of Statistical Theory and Practice

, Volume 8, Issue 2, pp 166–175 | Cite as

Asymptotic Normality of the Optimal Solution in Response Surface Methodology

  • José A. Díaz-GarcíaEmail author
  • José E. Rodríguez
  • Rogelio Ramos-Quiroga


Sensitivity analysis of the optimal solution in response surface methodology is studied and an explicit form of the effect of perturbation of the regression coefficients on the optimal solution is obtained. The characterization of the critical point of the convex program corresponding to the optimum of a response surface model is also studied. The asymptotic normality of the optimal solution follows by standard methods.


Asymptotic normality Response surface methodology Sensitivity analysis Mathematical programming 

AMS Subject Classification: Primary

62K20 90C25 90C31 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • José A. Díaz-García
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • José E. Rodríguez
    • 2
  • Rogelio Ramos-Quiroga
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Statistics and ComputationUniversidad Autónoma Agraria Antonio NarroSaltilloMéxico
  2. 2.Department of MathematicsUniversity of GuanajuatoGuanajuatoMéxico
  3. 3.Department of Probability and StatisticsCentro de Investigación en MatemáicasGuanajuatoMéxico

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