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Abstract

Genome-assisted prediction of genetic merit of individuals for a quantitative trait requires building statistical models that can handle data sets consisting of a massive number of markers and many fewer observations. Numerous regression models have been proposed in which marker effects are treated ...

Author(s)
Long, N.; Gianola, D.; Rosa, G. J. M.; Weigel, K. A.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Journal of Animal Breeding and Genetics, 2011, 128, 4, pp 247-257
Abstract

Clinical mastitis is typically coded as presence/absence during some period of exposure, and records are analyzed with linear or binary data models. Because presence includes cows with multiple episodes, there is loss of information when a count is treated as a binary response. The Poisson model is ...

Author(s)
Vazquez, A. I.; Gianola, D.; Bates, D.; Weigel, K. A.; Heringstad, B.
Publisher
American Dairy Science Association, Savoy, USA
Citation
Journal of Dairy Science, 2009, 92, 2, pp 739-748