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From: "Lawrence Mayka" <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] 2 routes for P312 and U106 ?
Date: Thu, 9 Sep 2010 09:34:30 -0500
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The map will then show U106 emanating from Poland, which easily had the
highest variance after Estonia. Slovakia was next after Poland. The total
number of samples across Estonia, Poland, and Slovakia was 30.
It is all too tempting to throw out data that disagrees with one's
preconceptions. There are two unbiased ways to deal with small samples:
1) Throw out _all_ samples that are too small. In this case, we could
simply throw out every sample of 10 or less. Of course, not much would be
left, and Slovakia would have the highest variance among the surviving data.
2) Consolidate small samples into larger regional ones, as I did above. If
we consolidate Estonia, Poland, and Slovakia into an Eastern European
category, it easily has the highest U106 variance in Europe.
> From: [mailto:genealogy-dna-
> ] On Behalf Of Ken Nordtvedt
> One reality check might be to redo the map drawing/coloring algorithm with
> Estonia data point excluded.
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