TABLE 5

True and estimated values of parameters of the simulated data under the three-category model

True values of the parametersEstimates of parameters
Data setκdN/dSζ's and p'sκdN/dSζ's and p's
Neutral5.000.40ζ0 = NEa, p0 = 0.00, p1 = 1.00,
   ζ2 = NE, (p2 = 0.00)4.590.32ζ0 = 1.00, p0 = 1.00, p1 = 0.00,
   ζ2 = 1.00, (p2 = 0.00)
Conserved5.000.40ζ0 = 0.20, p0 = 0.50, p1 = 0.50,
   ζ2 = NE, (p2 = 0.00)5.020.40ζ0 = 0.20, p0 = 0.51, p1 = 0.26,
   ζ2 = 1.00, (p2 = 0.23)
Positive 15.000.40ζ0 = 0.20, p0 = 0.72.5, p1 = 0.25,
   ζ2 = 5, p2 = 0.0254.730.39ζ0 = 0.23, p0 = 0.79, p1 = 0.15,
   ζ2 = 4.39, (p2 = 0.06)
Positive 25.000.40ζ0 = 0.20, p0 = 0.72.5, p1 = 0.25,
   ζ2 = 2, p2 = 0.0253.860.36ζ0 = 0.21, p0 = 0.79, p1 = 0.11,
   ζ2 = 1.55, (p2 = 0.10)
  • a NE, not estimable.