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Table 14 Average precision of Last and End Boundary HPD intervals in TS2 (summarised from Table 12)

From: Modelling medieval masonry construction: taxa-specific and habitat-contingent Bayesian techniques for the interpretation of radiocarbon data from Mortar-Entrapped Relict Limekiln Fuels

Specified dataset IAτ and model specification Average precision of Last HPD intervals /years Average precision of End Boundary HPD intervals/years
15 dates 10 dates 5 dates 15 dates 10 dates 5 dates
10 years IAτ 68% (95%) 68% (95%) 68% (95%) 68% (95%) 68% (95%) 68% (95%)
Exp. Prior/no Outlier Model 32 (50) 33 (53) 40 (73) 33 (53) 37 (57) 52 (113)
Exp. Prior/10-year Charcoal 28 (52) 32 (53) 42 (73) 32 (53) 35 (57) 48 (118)
Uniform Prior/default Charcoal 33 (60) 37 (60) 47 (105) 35 (65) 40 (72) 65 (160)
50 years IAτ 68% (95%) 68% (95%) 68% (95%) 68% (95%) 68% (95%) 68% (95%)
Exp. Prior/no Outlier Model 32 (52) 28 (52) 45 (75) 38 (63) 32 (67) 62 (160)
Exp. Prior/50-year Charcoal 37 (67) 32 (63) 47 (92) 40 (72) 38 (75) 68 (170)
Uniform Prior/default Charcoal 38 (82) 42 (90) 57 (145) 45 (102) 52 (113) 93 (250)
100 years IAτ 68% (95%) 68% (95%) 68% (95%) 68% (95%) 68% (95%) 68% (95%)
Exp, Prior/no Outlier Model 33 (63) 42 (83) 65 (92) 42 (75) 50 (108) 90 (208)
Exp. Prior/100-year Charcoal 45 (80) 50 (102) 68 (137) 47 (90) 57 (120) 98 (230)
Uniform Prior/default Charcoal 57 (120) 60 (142) 90 (197) 63 (140) 77 (183) 135 (363)
200 years IAτ 68% (95%) 68% (95%) 68% (95%) 68% (95%) 68% (95%) 68% (95%)
Exp. Prior/no Outlier Model 78 (107) 77 (103) 80 (118) 90 (132) 92 (155) 130 (383)
Exp. Prior/200-year Charcoal 87 (133) 68 (147) 92 (217) 98 (152) 83 (172) 155 (398)
Uniform Prior/default Charcoal 88 (202) 80 (182) 127 (328) 103 (238) 112 (258) 230 (655)
500 years IAτ 68% (95%) 68% (95%) 68% (95%) 68% (95%) 68% (95%) 68% (95%)
Exp. Prior/no Outlier Model 63 (127) 82 (133) 105 (178) 95 (223) 113 (292) 308 (847)
Exp. Prior/500-year Charcoal 82 (203) 93 (243) 148 (332) 118 (263) 142 (328) 331 (882)
Uniform Prior/default Charcoal 172 (402) 110 (305) 197 (482) 277 (627) 283 (715) 537 (1593)