Table 3 Summary of validation and training groups in three cross-validations
Cross-ValidationNumber of Groups in VALIDATION SetNumbera (%) of Line Numbers in the VALIDATION SetNumber of Groups in TRAINING SetTotal Numberb of Iterations
20102011MET (both years)
CV10146 (10)47 (9.7) – 48 (10.1)47 (9.9) – 48 (10.1)910
CV20292 (20)94 (19.7) – 96 (20.2)94 (19.7) – 96 (20.1)845
CV404184 (40)188 (39.5) – 192 (40.3)188 (39.4) – 192 (40.3)6210
  • a The number will be a range for 2011 and the MET as the number of lines in each group (Table 2) is variable.

  • b This is the number of iterations so all combinations of groups in the validation set can be investigated.