TABLE 10

Estimated hyperparameters and the dispersion parameter from the mtDNA haplotype distribution among islands for Channel Island foxes (Table 2 of Rannala and Hartigan 1996), using the full-likelihood function (Equation 3)

ParameterRannala and
Hartigan (PMLE)
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(MLE)
θ0.410.45
(±0.35)a[0.18, 0.84]b
α10.11890.0945
α20.05740.0428
α30.00820.0382
α40.07790.0992
α50.14760.1760
σ218.38c17.89
  • a SD.

  • b 95% confidence interval estimated by the likelihood-ratio test.

  • b Estimated by Equation 5.