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Table 1 Model choice criteria for the meta-analysis of flowering time QTL on maize chromosome 8

From: MetaQTL: a package of new computational methods for the meta-analysis of QTL mapping experiments

K Model Choice Criterion
  AIC AIC c AIC3 BIC
1 1096.32 1088.94 1088.32 1084.11
2 497.22 490.52 491.22 488.06
3 139.15 133.79 135.15 133.05
4 34.73 31.53 32.73 31.67
5 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
6 4.00 8.50 6.00 7.05
7 8.00 18.70 12.00 14.11
8 12.00 31.17 18.00 21.16
9 16.00 46.75 24.00 28.21
10 19.54 66.33 29.54 34.81
34 51.42 43.92 76.42 89.58
  1. All the criteria select the model with 5 QTL (in bold). The values are adjusted with respect to the minimal value of the criterion, i.e. the value for K = 5..