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Table 2 The effect of collar size and weight on measured VeDBA, including the relationship between speed and goat ID as a fixed factor

From: Best practice for collar deployment of tri-axial accelerometers on a terrestrial quadruped to provide accurate measurement of body acceleration

Candidate models and variables retaineddflogLikAICcΔAICWeight
1. Effect of collar size and weight on VeDBA
 CS*CW + CS*Sp + CW*Sp + Gt*Sp351109.4− 2142.50.180.477
2. VeDBA measured by the harness
 CS+CW+Gt+Sp14977.59− 1926.20.000.437
 CS * Sp + CW + Gt18981.38− 1925.11.060.257
 CS * Sp + CW + Gt22984.92− 1923.42.790.108
 CS * Sp + CW * Sp + Gt18980.25− 1922.93.330.083
 CS + CW + Gt * Sp17978.64− 1921.84.360.049
 CS * Sp + CW + Gt * Sp21982.69− 1921.25.030.035
3. Difference between collar and harness
  1. Summaries of selected models for each with the AIC-best model are shown in italic. The fixed variables included in each model are collar size (CS), collar weight (CW), speed (Sp) and goat ID (Gt)