Small Size Designs in Nonlinear Models Computed by Stochastic Optimization

  • J.-P. Gauchi
  • A. Pázman
Conference paper
Part of the Contributions to Statistics book series (CONTRIB.STAT.)


Optimality criteria, that are functions of the mean square error matrix, are expressed as integrals of the density of the parameter estimator. The optimum design is obtained by an accelerated stochastic optimization method. The estimator is modified to reflect prior knowledge about the parameters, and to take into account the boundary of the parameter space. Results of (1992) are extended and improved by that. Computer results are presented on examples.

Key words

A- and D-optimality distribution of estimators Mean Square Error 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • J.-P. Gauchi
    • 1
  • A. Pázman
    • 2
  1. 1.Biometrics UnitINRA-Jouy en JosasJouy-en-Josas cedexFrance
  2. 2.Comenius UniversityBratislava

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