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Introduction

  • Florian FrommletEmail author
  • Małgorzata Bogdan
  • David Ramsey
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Part of the Computational Biology book series (COBO, volume 18)

Abstract

The introduction describes some of the challenges faced in contemporary research within the field of genetics and provides the basic motivation for this book. A thorough outline of all the individual chapters of this monograph is presented. Overall, this book gives an overview of statistical methods for the detection of genetic effects based on the high-dimensional data available to us today due to the recent technical advances in genome sequencing.

Keywords

Quantitative Trait Genome Wide Association Study Bayesian Information Criterion Multifactor Dimensionality Reduction Bonferroni Procedure 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Florian Frommlet
    • 1
    Email author
  • Małgorzata Bogdan
    • 2
  • David Ramsey
    • 3
  1. 1.Center for Medical Statistics, Informatics, and Intelligent Systems Section for Medical StatisticsMedical University of ViennaViennaAustria
  2. 2.Institute of MathematicsUniversity of WrocławWrocławPoland
  3. 3.Department of Operations ResearchWrocław University of TechnologyWrocławPoland

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