GreedyExperimentalDesign: Greedy Experimental Design Construction

Computes experimental designs for a two-arm experiment with covariates by greedily optimizing a balance objective function. This optimization provides lower variance for the treatment effect estimator (and higher power) while preserving a design that is close to complete randomization. We return all iterations of the designs for use in a permutation test.

Version: 1.0
Depends: R (≥ 3.2.0), rJava (≥ 0.9-6)
Imports: graphics, grDevices, stats
Published: 2016-12-08
Author: Adam Kapelner, David Azriel and Abba M. Krieger
Maintainer: Adam Kapelner <kapelner at>
License: GPL-3
NeedsCompilation: no
SystemRequirements: Java (>= 1.7.0)
Citation: GreedyExperimentalDesign citation info
Materials: ChangeLog
CRAN checks: GreedyExperimentalDesign results


Reference manual: GreedyExperimentalDesign.pdf
Vignettes: GreedyExperimentalDesign
Package source: GreedyExperimentalDesign_1.0.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
OS X Mavericks binaries: r-release: GreedyExperimentalDesign_1.0.tgz, r-oldrel: GreedyExperimentalDesign_1.0.tgz


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