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From: Vincent Vizachero <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] [Bulk] Re: Age of Zhong et al. (2010) R1b-related lineages
Date: Wed, 17 Nov 2010 09:07:59 -0500
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On Nov 17, 2010, at 7:16 AM, Sasson Margaliot wrote:

> I was not talking about the logarithmic rule.

Nonetheless, his method for calculating confidence intervals is still
wrong.

> By the way, Logarithmic Rule is very helpful because it allows to
> recognize
> non-homogeneous clusters very easily.

Instead of "recognize", perhaps you could use "perceive": the latter
term introduces the idea that the perceptions can be quite wrong.

VV



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