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Vol. 22 no. 2 2006, pages 220225 doi:10.1093/bioinformatics/bti762BIOINFORMATICS ORIGINAL PAPER

Summary: Vol. 22 no. 2 2006, pages 220­225
doi:10.1093/bioinformatics/bti762BIOINFORMATICS ORIGINAL PAPER
Genetics and population analysis
An efficient comprehensive search algorithm for tagSNP
selection using linkage disequilibrium criteria
Zhaohui S. Qin1,Ă
, Shyam Gopalakrishnan1,2
and Gon¸calo R. Abecasis1
Center for Statistical Genetics, Department of Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Michigan,
1420 Washington Heights, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2029, USA and 2
Department of Electrical Engineering
and Computer Science, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2122, USA
Received on August 6, 2005; revised on October 9, 2005; accepted on November 2, 2005
Advance Access publication November 3, 2005
Associate Editor: Martin Bishop
Motivation: Selecting SNP markers for genome-wide association
studies is an important and challenging task. The goal is to minimize
the number of markers selected for genotyping in a particular platform


Source: Abecasis, Goncalo - Department of Biostatistics, University of Michigan
Qin, Zhaohui Steve - Department of Biostatistics, University of Michigan


Collections: Biology and Medicine; Biotechnology; Mathematics