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Table 1 Median and interquartile range for MSE stratified by location of prediction and model type

From: Novel metrics for growth model selection

  Backward Forward In-range New individuals
LME 0.58 (0.29, 1.40) 0.79 (0.39, 1.74) 0.41 (0.27, 0.73) 0.39 (0.29, 0.47)
FCR 0.49 (0.26, 0.92) 0.71 (0.29, 1.29) 0.23 (0.17, 0.36) 0.17 (0.13, 0.22)
fPCA 0.48 (0.24, 0.90) 0.62 (0.32, 1.42) 0.24 (0.17, 0.35) 0.18 (0.14, 0.22)
  1. Best performing models are in italics. Error was measured by holding out a portion of the data (out-of-sample), fitting models to in-sample data, and then measuring predictive accuracy on the observations held out. With forward, backward, and in-range, analyses were performed by randomly selecting 50% of the children and subsequently holding out 20% of their data