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Cover for A duty to the enhanced, not a duty to enhance: welfare responsibilities associated with domestication.

This chapter discusses the definition of enhancement; ethics of human-animal interactions; acceptability of animal enhancement; duty to the enhanced; and achievement of the duty to the enhanced domestic animals.

Author(s)
May, S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390547)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The study of animal behaviour and its applications.

This chapter provides a brief overview of the historical background and of the various fields into which ethology has branched over the decades. The field that is of most interest in this book is the application of ethology in the study of animals utilized by man.

Author(s)
Jensen, P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391650)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Introduction to animal personality.

This chapter discusses the definition of animal personality; terms used to describe animal personality; assays used and methodological considerations; personality of animals; and consequences of animal personality in domestic animals.

Author(s)
Løvlie, H.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391650)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Curvilinear regression.

This chapter describes the use of curvilinear regression analysis to determine the non-linear effects of an independent variable on a dependent variable.

Author(s)
Kaps, M.; Lamberson, W. R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390356)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Random effects one-way analysis of variance.

This chapter describes the differences between fixed and random effects of one-way analysis of variance and the application of random effects analysis of variance in animal production studies.

Author(s)
Kaps, M.; Lamberson, W. R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390356)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Discrete, categorical and other non-normal dependent variables.

The functions of discrete, categorical and non-normal dependent variables in linear models with both dependent and independent variables are discussed.

Author(s)
Kaps, M.; Lamberson, W. R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390356)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Presenting and summarizing data.

This chapter discusses the collection and summarization of experimental data in animal production studies prior to statistical analysis.

Author(s)
Kaps, M.; Lamberson, W. R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390356)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Estimation of parameters.

The concept of parameter estimation in statistical analysis and its application in animal production studies is discussed.

Author(s)
Kaps, M.; Lamberson, W. R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390356)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Hypothesis testing.

This chapter discusses the use of probability rules to test null and alternative hypotheses in statistical analysis.

Author(s)
Kaps, M.; Lamberson, W. R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390356)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Simple linear regression.

This chapter discusses the use of linear regression analysis to determine how changes in one variable can affect another variable and its application in animal production studies.

Author(s)
Kaps, M.; Lamberson, W. R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390356)
Type
Book chapter

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