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  • Print publication year: 2020
  • Online publication date: March 2020

14 - Choosing a Randomization Unit

from Part IV - Advanced Topics for Building an Experimentation Platform

Summary

Why you care: The choice of randomization unit is critical in experiment design, as it affects both the user experience as well as what metrics can be used in measuring the impact of an experiment. When building an experimentation system, you need to think through what options you want to make available. Understanding the options and the considerations to use when choosing amongst them will lead to improved experiment design and analysis.