The paper uses the technical computer software Mathematica© to explain the features inherent in the procedure emBayesB which is a fast EM algorithm for implementing genomic selection by mapping QTL in genome-wide dense SNP marker data. The prior mixture for a SNP effect and the bimodal shape of the posterior distribution of a SNP effect are displayed graphically, along with visualisations and calculations of how emBayesB estimates genomic breeding values. The companion paper (Shepherd et al. 2009) uses emBayesB to analyse simulated data.
|Number of pages||1|
|Publication status||Published - 2009|
|Event||Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics - Barossa Valley, Australia|
Duration: 28 Sep 2009 → 1 Oct 2009
|Conference||Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics|
|Period||28/09/09 → 1/10/09|