By C. R. Henderson (auth.), Prof. Dr. Daniel Gianola, Dr. Keith Hammond (eds.)

ISBN-10: 3642744877

ISBN-13: 9783642744877

ISBN-10: 3642744893

ISBN-13: 9783642744891

Developments in data and computing in addition to their program to genetic development of farm animals won momentum over the past two decades. this article studies and consolidates the statistical foundations of animal breeding. this article will end up important as a reference resource to animal breeders, quantitative geneticists and statisticians operating in those parts. it is going to additionally function a textual content in graduate classes in animal breeding method with prerequisite classes in linear versions, statistical inference and quantitative genetics.

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Or, equivalently, estimation of the transformation parameter. Hence, the analysis proceeds as described previously. 7 Extensions and Conclusions The basic theory of the Box-Cox transformation has been extended in several directions, including the estimation of a vector of transformation parameters (Box and Tiao 1973), autocorrelated errors (Savin and White 1978), and heterogeneous variance in regression models (Gaudry and Dagenais 1979). Spitzer (1982) and Seaks and Layson (1983) wrote expository papers on the subject, Box and Tidwell (1962) studied transformation of covariates, and Poirier (1978) discussed the Box-Cox transformation when the response variate is truncated-normal.

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