7. Prediction of Random Variables

  1. Shayle R. Searle,
  2. George Casella and
  3. Charles E. McCulloch

Published Online: 27 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470316856.ch7

Variance Components

Variance Components

How to Cite

Searle, S. R., Casella, G. and McCulloch, C. E. (1992) Prediction of Random Variables, in Variance Components, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470316856.ch7

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 13 MAR 1992

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471621621

Online ISBN: 9780470316856

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Keywords:

  • intelligence quotients;
  • humans;
  • maximum likelihood estimation;
  • random variable;
  • animal breeding.

Summary

The prelims comprise:

  • Introduction

  • Best prediction (BP)

  • Best linear prediction (BLP)

  • Mixed model prediction (BLUP)

  • Other derivations of BLUP

  • Henderson's mixed model equations (MME)

  • Summary

  • Exercises