Data checking

Part of the Statistics for Biology and Health book series (SBH)

Our ability to map the loci contributing to variation in a trait depends critically on the quality and integrity of the data. Odd mapping results can often be traced to errors in the genotype data, the genetic maps, or the phenotype data. Thus, the first order of business, following data import, should be to identify and correct errors in the data.


Genotype Data Segregation Distortion Marker Order Genotyping Error Recombination Fraction 


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© Springer-Verlag New York 2009

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Dept. Biostatistics & Medical InformaticsUniversity of Wisconsin-MadisonMadisonUSA
  2. 2.Dept. Epidemiology & BiostatisticsUniversity of California San FranciscoSan FranciscoUSA

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