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From: "Ken Nordtvedt" <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] calibrating for common ancestor - QUESTION?
Date: Wed, 9 Jul 2008 14:40:16 -0600
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Victor Villarreal" <>

> Other than that, I can see that the introduction of your logarithmic
> formula
> has merits when applied under some specific conditions.


The logarithmic expression for remaining founding haplotypes quickly
deviates from the logarithmic dependence. And it has huge STATISTICAL
errors (confidence intervals) associated with it. Other than that, it's
fine. Ken



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