Chapter 6. Best Linear Unbiased Prediction

6.1

Introduction

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6.2

Examples of BLUP

206

 

6.2.1

Random Effects Model

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6.2.2

Two-Way Mixed Model

207

 

6.2.3

A Random Coefficient Regression Model

208

 

6.2.4

A Mixed Model with Multiple Error Terms

209

6.3

Basic Concepts of BLUP

210

6.4

Example: Obtaining BLUPs in a Random Effects Model

212

 

6.4.1

Program Using the MIXED Procedure

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6.4.2

Comparison of PROC MIXED and PROC GLM Results

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6.4.3

Relationship between Sire Means and BLUPs

218

6.5

Example: Two-Factor Mixed Model

219

 

6.5.1

Model

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6.5.2

Program to Obtain Estimates and Predictors

220

 

6.5.3

Intermediate Inference

222

 

6.5.4

Broad Space BLUP

222

 

6.5.5

Comparison of PROC MIXED with PROC GLM

223

6.6

A Multilocation Example

226

 

6.6.1

Model Issues for Multicenter Trial

226

 

6.6.2

Analysis ...

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