KBAC with Permutation Testing
Author: James Grover, Golden Helix, Inc.
The Kernel-Based Adaptive Cluster (KBAC) method by Liu and Leal [Liu and Leal 2010] first catalogs the variant data within each of a number of regions into multi-marker genotypes. Since the variants are rare, only a relatively few different multi-marker genotypes will be found in any given region.
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