1  Terminology

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The field of experimental design is large and is applied to many domains, e.g. biology, psychology, industry, finance, marketing and so on. While some specialised terminology exist, the following terminology are basic terms that are commonly understood across domains:

1.5 Specialised terminology

Experimental design is applicable across numerous domains, so perhaps it is not surprising that there are domain specific or specialised terminology that is used to describe the whole experimental designs, e.g. Latin Square Design, Step-Wedge Trial, Beehive Design and so on. Some recipe of these named experimental design are presented and discussed in ?sec-cookbook.