Quintessential pairwise balanced designs

Frank E. Bennett, Charles J. Colbourn, Ronald C. Mullin

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The existence of pairwise balanced designs with block sizes from a set K is studied. The spectrum of orders for which such PBDs exist is determined when (5)⊂K⊆(5,6,7,8,9), with relatively few possible exceptions in each case.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)15-66
Number of pages52
JournalJournal of Statistical Planning and Inference
Issue number1-2
StatePublished - Sep 1 1998
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Statistics and Probability
  • Statistics, Probability and Uncertainty
  • Applied Mathematics


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