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Table 1 Average LR statistics and p-values of the tested factors for the prediction of SBV

From: Quality of breeding value predictions from longitudinal analyses, with application to residual feed intake in pigs

Partial data Whole data    \({\boldsymbol{\Delta }{\varvec{\mu}}}_{{\varvec{w}}{\varvec{p}}}\) \({{\varvec{b}}}_{{\varvec{w}},{\varvec{p}}}\) \({{\varvec{\rho}}}_{{\varvec{w}},{\varvec{p}}}\)
No phenotypic information from candidates' descendants With phenotypic information from candidates' descendants Meana 0.00 [− 0.01,0.01] 0.84 [0.79,0.89] 0.61 [0.58,0.64]
p_value SBV 0.78 0.03 0.02
Line 0.22  < 0.01 0.25
\(\mathbf{A}\) or \(\mathbf{H}\) matrix 0.76 0.71 0.70
Phenotypes, pedigree information Phenotypes, pedigree and genomic information Meana − 0.08 [− 0.09,− 0.07] 0.96 [0.92,1.00] 0.89 [0.87,0.92]
p_value SBV  < 0.01 0.68 0.37
Line 0.41 0.97 0.61
  1. a95% confidence interval in bracket
  2. Bias: \({\Delta \mu }_{wp}=\frac{\overline{{ESBV }_{p}}-\overline{{ESBV }_{w}}}{{\mathbf{L}}_{\widehat{\mathbf{G}},\mathbf{l}}^{\mathbf{^{\prime}}}\widehat{\mathbf{G}}{\mathbf{L}}_{\widehat{\mathbf{G}},\mathbf{l}}}\); dispersion: \({b}_{w,p}=\frac{cov\left({ESBV}_{p},{ESBV}_{w}\right)}{var\left({ESBV}_{p}\right)}\); Ratio of accuracy: \({\rho }_{w,p}=\frac{cov\left({ESBV}_{p},{ESBV}_{w}\right)}{\sqrt{var\left({ESBV}_{p}\right)var\left({ESBV}_{w}\right)}}\)
  3. Indices w = estimates obtained with more information,\(p\) = estimates obtained with less information