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Table 3 Simulated coverage probabilities for proposed methods.

From: Bias correction and Bayesian analysis of aggregate counts in SAGE libraries

Proportion m i Range Library Size Gene Count Prior
    Flat α i = 1 Tub α i = 1/ k
    DPB DMB MD DPB DMB MD
0 - 1.67 × 10-5 6178 1181 0.800 0.855 0.854 0.104 0.104 0.104
- 1000 25 0.825 0.834 0.834 0.107 0.108 0.107
1.67 × 10-5 - 1.23 × 10-4 6178 3678 0.947 0.975 0.976 0.520 0.520 0.520
- 1000 209 0.9425 0.950 0.950 0.558 0.558 0.558
1.23 × 10-4 - 9.12 × 10-4 6178 1173 0.961 0.951 0.948 0.899 0.898 0.898
- 1000 578 0.952 0.957 0.957 0.911 0.911 0.911
9.12 × 10-4 - 6.74 × 10-3 6178 133 0.939 0.485 0.479 0.945 0.944 0.944
- 1000 165 0.950 0.950 0.945 0.934 0.934 0.934
6.74 × 10-3 - 1.35 × 10-1 6178 13 0.809 0.009 0.005 0.953 0.951 0.951
- 1000 23 0.948 0.794 0.780 0.943 0.939 0.939
  1. Coverage percentages for 95% posterior intervals for MCMC methods. Percentages represent the average number of intervals out of 1000 which covered the true proportion m i over the given range of m i values. Standard errors of proportions reported are below 1.5% and typically close to 1%.