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Table 2 Parameter estimates for 6 parameter scenarios when 10 records were considered per animal (averages over 10 replications)

From: Model for fitting longitudinal traits subject to threshold response applied to genetic evaluation for heat tolerance

  1 2 3
  True PMa PSDb ESSc True PM PSD ESS True PM PSD ESS
μ T 19 19.04 0.20 54 19 19.08 0.15 181 19 19.15 0.15 174
h 2 I 0.5 0.51 0.04 1683 0.2 0.19 0.04 675 0.1 0.11 0.03 272
h 2 S 0.5 0.55 0.07 188 0.2 0.26 0.07 286 0.1 0.11 0.05 79
h 2 T 0.5 0.61 0.17 36 0.2 0.43 0.17 58 0.1 0.38 0.15 60
ρ g, I-S 0.3 0.26 0.09 270 0.3 0.29 0.18 310 0.3 0.37 0.32 51
ρ g, I-T -0.2 -0.04 0.21 68 -0.2 -0.03 0.34 57 -0.2 -0.03 0.43 28
ρ g, S-T -0.2 -0.30 0.18 77 -0.2 -0.34 0.25 82 -0.2 -0.51 0.28 57
ρ p, I-S 0.3 0.38 0.08 264 0.3 0.30 0.05 526 0.3 0.29 0.05 289
ρ p, I-T -0.2 -0.38 0.26 37 -0.2 -0.31 0.18 122 -0.2 -0.31 0.15 120
ρ p, S-T -0.2 0.00 0.27 51 -0.2 -0.17 0.15 139 -0.2 -0.15 0.11 175
σ 2 e 10 10.07 0.11 3124 10 9.94 0.11 7308 10 9.99 0.11 6390
  4 5 6
  True PM PSD ESS True PM PSD ESS True PM PSD ESS
μ T 19 18.98 0.22 28 19 19.10 0.25 17 19 19.12 0.53 8
h 2 I 0.5 0.49 0.04 795 0.2 0.22 0.04 337 0.1 0.10 0.03 136
h 2 S 0.5 0.54 0.06 141 0.2 0.22 0.05 82 0.1 0.12 0.05 63
h 2 T 0.5 0.52 0.11 25 0.2 0.37 0.11 26 0.1 0.36 0.14 9
ρ g, I-S 0.7 0.67 0.08 109 0.7 0.67 0.11 55 0.7 0.70 0.19 23
ρ g, I-T -0.7 -0.63 0.13 17 -0.7 -0.39 0.25 16 -0.7 -0.18 0.31 20
ρ g, S-T -0.9 -0.85 0.09 12 -0.9 -0.70 0.16 20 -0.9 -0.65 0.20 25
ρ p, I-S 0.7 0.74 0.05 113 0.7 0.72 0.03 72 0.7 0.72 0.03 57
ρ p, I-T -0.7 -0.74 0.12 19 -0.7 -0.82 0.08 14 -0.7 -0.82 0.07 12
ρ p, S-T -0.9 -0.89 0.07 31 -0.9 -0.91 0.05 25 -0.9 -0.95 0.03 14
σ 2 e 10 10.02 0.11 1949 10 9.95 0.11 2623 10 10.01 0.11 1624
  1. a Marginal Posterior Mean, b Marginal Posterior standard deviation, c Effective sample size