TABLE 2

Average size in centimorgans of simulated confidence intervals

Δ = 1Δ = 5Δ = 10
ξ Method0r ½ 0r ½ 0r ½
5.0Likelihood17.116.717.016.216.118.715.018.021.3
1.0-LOD8.88.58.812.512.514.515.017.119.7
Bayes14.113.014.015.314.816.916.318.020.9
7.5Likelihood4.64.74.95.15.76.35.36.47.4
1.0-LOD3.83.94.06.16.77.58.39.510.9
Bayes6.26.26.47.48.09.19.110.512.3
10.0Likelihood2.42.42.52.73.13.32.22.93.1
1.5-LOD3.13.23.35.25.86.57.38.49.0
Bayes3.63.84.05.05.76.56.87.98.6

Three locations for the QTL were simulated: 0 for the trait at a marker, ½ for the trait midmarkers, and r for the QTL randomly located between markers.