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Table 3 Ban matrix to prevent unrealistic structures in searching for the optimal directed acyclic graph in pre-weaned calves

From: Additive Bayesian network analysis of the relationship between bovine respiratory disease and management practices in dairy heifer calves at pre-weaning stage

   Child
Colostrum Parity TP Introduction weight BRD ADG Season
Parent Colostrum - 0 0 0 0 0 1
Parity 0 - 0 0 0 0 1
TP 1 1 - 0 0 0 1
Introduction weight 0 1 0 - 0 0 1
BRD 1 1 1 1 - 0 1
ADG 1 1 1 1 0 - 1
Season 0 0 0 0 0 0 -
  1. Rows and columns represent children and parents, respectively
  2. One indicates that the arrow is banned and zero indicates that the arrow is allowed
  3. TP total protein, BRD bovine respiratory disease, ADG average daily gain