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A Bayesian method and its variational approximation for prediction of genomic breeding values in multiple traits

Takeshi Hayashi1* and Hiroyoshi Iwata2

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1 Agroinformatics Division, National Agriculture and Food Research Organization, Agricultural Research Center, Kannondai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305-8666, Japan

2 Department of Agricultural and Environmental Biology, Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo, 1-1-1 Yayoi, Bunkyo, Tokyo, 113-8657, Japan

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BMC Bioinformatics 2013, 14:34  doi:10.1186/1471-2105-14-34

Published: 31 January 2013

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Derivation of full conditional posterior distributions of parameters in a statistical model.

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Derivation of variational posteriors for parameters in a statistical model.

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