Identifying locally optimal designs for nonlinear models: A simple extension with profound consequences. (English) Zbl 1257.62083

Summary: We extend the approach of the first author [Ann. Stat. 38, No. 4, 2499–2524 (2010; Zbl 1202.62103)] for identifying locally optimal designs for nonlinear models. Conceptually the extension is relatively simple, but the consequences in terms of applications are profound. As wel demonstrate, we can obtain results for locally optimal designs under many optimality criteria and for a larger class of models than has been done hitherto. In many cases the results lead to optimal designs with the minimal number of support points.


62K05 Optimal statistical designs
62J12 Generalized linear models (logistic models)
60E15 Inequalities; stochastic orderings


Zbl 1202.62103
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