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 component Griffing linear model Standard normal model Outlier model Full model BayesSpike: 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: Name Discrepancy “a” “av” “Babmvw” — “a” “Babmvw” — “Babmvw” “Babmvw” “Babmvw” — Additive (a) 10.85 144.56 10.69 10.69 10.67 10.74 10.73 12.02 11.15 10.77 11.20 (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) 0.00 0.00 4.60 2.88 0.00 18.47 0.04 8.19 5.96 4.87 0.19 — — (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) 0.00 0.00 1.37 0.91 0.00 0.78 0.22 1.73 1.53 1.41 0.27 — — (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) 0.00 2126.47 5.50 3.69 0.00 13.13 0.26 12.09 7.76 5.98 0.91 — (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 MSEa 123.09 311.82 124.32 123.79 123.09 124.78 123.43 125.24 124.65 124.39 123.69 (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.