Encyclopedia of Systems Biology

2013 Edition
| Editors: Werner Dubitzky, Olaf Wolkenhauer, Kwang-Hyun Cho, Hiroki Yokota


  • Olga VitekEmail author
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-9863-7_1508


Efficiency is a property of experimental design. It is inversly proportional to the variance of the data-derived estimates of the unknowns. Smaller variation leads to higher efficiency.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Statistics, Department of Computer SciencePurdue UniversityWest LafayetteUSA