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Table 4 Pearson correlations of MBV predictions in the training data (above diagonal) and in cohorts of young bulls (below diagonal) between five methods

From: A comparison of five methods to predict genomic breeding values of dairy bulls from genome-wide SNP markers

  ASI PPT
Method FR-LS RR-BLUP Bayes-R SVR PLSR FR-LS RR-BLUP Bayes-R SVR PLSR
FR-LS   0.73 0.74 0.73 0.71   0.66 0.67 0.66 0.64
RR-BLUP 0.57   1 0.99 0.97 0.59   1 0.98 0.97
Bayes-R 0.58 0.96   0.99 0.97 0.63 0.95   0.98 0.96
SVR 0.59 0.93 0.96   0.96 0.63 0.91 0.97   0.95
PLSR 0.55 0.93 0.97 0.95   0.60 0.92 0.97 0.93  
  1. ASI: Australian Selection Index; PPT: protein percentage; FR-LS: fixed regression-least squares; RR-BLUP: random regression-BLUP; Bayes-R: Bayesian regression; SVR: support vector regression; PLSR: partial least squares regression.