Appendix A
Technical details

This chapter explains some of the assumptions made, strategies and statistical procedures used in WOMBAT.

 A.1 Ordering strategies
 A.2 Convergence citeria
 A.3 Parameterisation
 A.4 Approximation of sampling errors
  A.4.1 Sampling covariances
  A.4.2 Sampling errors of genetic parameters
 A.5 Modification of the average information matrix
 A.6 Iterative summation