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Table 6 Estimated standard deviations of \({\hat{\eta }}\) for various data sets and true mean reversion rates

From: Application of OU processes to modelling temporal dynamics of the human microbiome, and calculating optimal sampling schemes

Study Body site \(\eta =0.4\) \(\eta =1\) \(\eta =1.5\) \(\eta =2\)
Moving picture Person 1 Gut 0.093985 0.229590 0.404363 0.682644
Person 1 Tongue 0.093338 0.224076 0.392306 0.660776
Person 1 L. palm 0.093542 0.225305 0.395091 0.665951
Person 1 R. palm 0.093542 0.225305 0.395091 0.665951
Optimal sampling 131 samples 0.086844 0.217093 0.325639 0.434185
Optimal equal-spaced 131 samples 0.087189 0.217972 0.326959 0.435945
Person 2 Gut 0.058055 0.143934 0.256814 0.436208
Person 2 Tongue 0.056130 0.133687 0.234737 0.395993
Person 2 L. palm 0.056856 0.137175 0.242194 0.409543
Person 2 R. palm 0.056524 0.135688 0.239088 0.403997
Optimal sampling 351 samples 0.052923 0.132307 0.198460 0.264614
Optimal equal-spaced 351 samples 0.053137 0.132843 0.199265 0.265686
David et al. Subject A 0.060678 0.146476 0.258630 0.437380
Optimal sampling 314 samples 0.055963 0.139909 0.209863 0.279817
Optimal equal-spaced 314 samples 0.056190 0.140476 0.210713 0.280951
Subject B 0.078551 0.195710 0.347970 0.589763
Optimal sampling 183 samples 0.073391 0.183477 0.275215 0.366953
Optimal equal-spaced 183 samples 0.073688 0.184220 0.276330 0.368441
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