Table 4 

Performance of traditional and Bayesian models in inference and prediction for 100 simulated complete eight-way diallels with five replicates and additive effects

BayesDiallel
Simulated componentGriffing linear modelStandard normal modelOutlier model
Full modelBayesSpike:
GCA:GCA + SCA:Full model:Minimum DIC model:True model:Full hglm fit:BayesSpike:d.f. = 3:d.f. = 6:d.f. = 15:d.f. = 6:
NameDiscrepancy“a”“av”“Babmvw”“a”“Babmvw”“Babmvw”“Babmvw”“Babmvw”
Additive (a)Embedded Image10.85144.5610.6910.6910.6710.7410.7312.0211.1510.7711.20
(2.5, 23.6)(57, 266.2)(2.7, 22.9)(2.7, 23)(2.8, 22.7)(2.7, 24.7)(2.8, 23.2)(3.4, 28.3)(2.8, 24.4)(2.6, 23.2)(2.8, 24.7)
Inbreeding (b)Embedded Image0.000.004.602.880.0018.470.048.195.964.870.19
(0.3, 29.1)(0, 24.3)(0, 147.5)(0, 0.1)(0.4, 55)(0.3, 31.3)(0.3, 27.9)(0, 0.1)
Maternal (m)Embedded Image0.000.001.370.910.000.780.221.731.531.410.27
(0.1, 5)(0, 5.9)(0, 7.1)(0, 3)(0.2, 6.8)(0.2, 6)(0.1, 5.8)(0, 3.7)
Symmetric (v)Embedded Image0.002126.475.503.690.0013.130.2612.097.765.980.91
(860.2, 3899.1)(0.9, 23.1)(0, 24.5)(0.1, 64.7)(0, 0.8)(1.3, 70.1)(0.9, 37.1)(0.9, 25.3)(0, 10.3)
Prediction MSEa123.09311.82124.32123.79123.09124.78123.43125.24124.65124.39123.69
(120.5, 125.8)(306.7, 316.7)(121.7, 127)(121.2, 126.5)(120.6, 125.8)(122.2, 127.4)(120.9, 126.2)(122.6, 128)(122, 127.4)(121.8, 127.1)(121.2, 126.5)
  • a Mean and 95% confidence interval of MSEs from 50 independent simulation experiments.