• A scaling which removes bias of Abeywardena’s estimator of repeatability

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      Abeywardena’s (J,Genetics, 61, 27–51, 1972) estimator of repeatability was shown to be biased, using both the theoretical model for the dependence structure of a repeatability data set and analyses of his simulated data. A scaling involving the number of observations per individual corrected the bias.

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      J. J. Rutledge1

      1. Department of Animal Sciences, University of Vermont, Burlington - 05401
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