International Journal of Modern Computation, Information and Communication Technology

ISSN 2581-5954

July-August 2020, Vol. 3, Issue 7-8, p. 56-63.​​

Relative Efficiency of Sum Constructed Automorphic Symmetric Balanced Incomplete Block Designs
C. W. Otulo, Z. M. Muga, N. B. Okelo, J. O. Nyakinda
School of Mathematics and Actuarial Science, Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology.P.O. Box 210-40601, Bondo, Kenya.
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Several construction methods have been introduced to build the elements of BIBDs’ for specific parameters, with different techniques suggested for testing their existence, still no general technique to determine the efficiencies of these designs has been realized. In this study the efficiencies and relative efficiencies of Sum constructed automorphic symmetric balanced incomplete block designs with respect to parent designs has been presented. The process involved the classical analysis of variance applied to a data set. Computed relative efficiency of the design λ3 with respect to parent design λ1 has been found to be 1.216.

Keywords: Relative efficiency; Symmetric Balanced Incomplete Block Design; Automorphic Symmetric Balanced Incomplete Block Design.


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