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From: "Diana Gale Matthiesen" <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] NPE rate
Date: Thu, 17 Mar 2011 22:54:23 -0400
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In-Reply-To: <1D105552-A06E-45AA-B090-393837358E99@gmail.com>


It matters, to me. I don't consider the discovery of a mistake in
paper genealogy to be an NPE, it's just bad paper genealogy. IMO,
it's an NPE when the paper genealogy is good, but refuted by the DNA.

Diana

> From: Wilcox Lisa
> Sent: Thursday, March 17, 2011 5:25 PM
>
> > On Mar 17, 2011, at 9:34 AM, A. J. Levin wrote:
> >
> > Is this an "NPE rate" or an aggregate NPE/bad-genealogy rate?
>
> Doesn't matter. In the context of a surname project, it just means
> "people whose matches (or lack thereof) are unexpected."





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