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Designing Experiments with Allowance for Interfering Neighbours

Synopsis
Recording of a lecture given by Professor R A Bailey as part of the London Mathematical Society’s Popular Lecture Series. It shows that a little mathematics can improve the design of expensive agricultural experiments and thus gain more information for the same cost. The Latin square is one standard design, but if any treatment affects the performance on neighbouring plots, then more sophisticated designs are needed.
Series
Popular Lecture Series
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of production
1993
Uses
6th-form and undergraduate mathematics.
Subjects
Mathematics
Keywords
group theory; topology

Credits

Writer
R A Bailey
Cast
R A Bailey 

Distribution Formats

Type
VHS
Format
PAL
Price
£5.00
Availability
Hire
Duration/Size
50 minutes
Year
2006

Production Company

Name

Imperial College of Science and Technology Television Studio

Sponsor

Name

London Mathematical Society

Distributor (Hire)

Name

London Mathematical Society

Email
lms@lms.ac.uk
Web
http://www.lms.ac.uk/ External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7637 3686
Fax
020 7323 3655
Address
De Morgan House
57-58 Russell Square
London
WC1B 4HS
Notes
Video recordings of twice-yearly LMS Popular Lectures, which aim to present exciting topics and interesting applications to anyone with a serious interest in mathematics such as sixth form and university students. Recent lectures are for sale on DVD and older ones for hire on video.

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