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By Alessandro Baldi Antognini, Alessandra Giovagnoli

Adaptive experimental designs are sequential techniques for accumulating info. In every one step, the observer can use the entire info accrued to figure out even if to forestall or keep on with the learn. This booklet specializes in lately constructed tools in adaptive randomization for remedy allocation. It illustrates designs that bear in mind prior therapy allocations simply, discusses systems that use earlier information, and provides compromise techniques that take care of moral issues.

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Furthermore, let µ ˆAn and µ ˆBn denote the MLEs of µA and µB after n steps, then as n → ∞    σB 2 0 σ 1 + √ µ ˆAn − µA A 0 σA  n →d N  ; 2 A 0 µ ˆBn − µB 0 σB 1 + σσB and also √ n [(ˆ µAn − µ ˆBn ) − (µA − µB )] →d N 0, (σA + σB )2 . 2 An asymptotically E-optimal design for the binary model Suppose that the outcomes of the two treatments are binary with probabilities of success given by pA and pB . , we want to minimize the maximum variance of the estimators of pA and pB , then the target proportion of allocations to A is pA qA ∗ πE = .

The sequence {Dn }n∈N is a generating design statistic for the experiment. At each step Efron’s BCD randomizes the next assignment by means of the hypothetical tossing of a biased coin with probability p 1/2 which favours the treatment so far under-represented. 43)  1 − p, Dn > 0. 42) since Dn+1 = Dn ±1 so that ℜ (Dn+1 | δ1 . . , δn ) = ℜ (Dn+1 | Dn ). Hence {Dn }n∈N is a Markov chain. , the BCD converges to balance almost surely. As regards parametric inference, the analysis of data obtained by this experiment can be conditioned on the observed numbers of allocations to the two treatments.

14) hk where now the outer bracket expectation refers to the corresponding marginal distribution of the ith design allocation δi . 14) • is not random, • depends on the generating rule of the design through the marginal distributions of the δi ’s. 14) may be a useful tool, but the exact distribution of the design sequence δ (n) is likely to be unattainable. 4). Discarding the information on the nuisance vector φ = (φ1 , . . , φv )t , after n steps the normalized Fisher information conditional on the design associated with θ = (θ1 , .

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