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10/14/2016 1 1 Chapter 4 Randomized Blocks, Latin Squares, and Related Designs STAT 5333 2 4.1 The Randomized Complete Block Design Nuisance factor: a design factor that probably has an effect on the response, but we are not interested in that factor. If the nuisance variable is known and controllable , we use blocking If the nuisance factor is known and uncontrollable , sometimes we can use the analysis of covariance (see Chapter 14) to remove the effect of the nuisance factor from the analysis
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