Empirical Optimality of Coverage Design Criteria for Space-Filling Designs Baik, Jung-Min;
This research is to find a design D that minimizes forecast variance in d dimensions over the candidate space . We want a robust design since we may not know the specific covariance structure. We seek a design that minimizes a coverage criterion and hope that this design will provide a small forecast variance even if the covariance structure is unobservable. The details of an exchange or swapping algorithm and several properties of the parameters of coverage criterion with the unknown correlation structures are discussed.
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