TABLE 5

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SimulationTheoretical lower bound
θBayesianFrequentistBayesianFrequentist
2.53309412830163762
12.51830178715881682
  • All genealogies are simulated under a constant population model. Simulated MSE for a Bayesian estimator is obtained from genetree with the shown values of θ.