Notes on designing an experiment

What is the design?

In a simple experiment this can be very straightforward. For example, in the waking example, all you need say is

6 students get W; 5 students get Z.

In more comlicated cases you might need to mention blocks or Latin squares.

protocol purpose treatments experimental units method observational units
measurements design justification randomization plan analysis

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