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Table 1 Concepts related to the terminology of internal and external animals and information

From: Unified method to integrate and blend several, potentially related, sources of information for genetic evaluation

Data1 Pedigree
  Internal animals External animals
Internal data Internal evaluation Internal - external evaluations
Internal information2 Internal - external information
External data - External evaluation
External information
  1. 1Data = set of phenotypic records; 2Information = estimated breeding values and associated reliabilities.