LD measurement

David Duffy davidD at orpheus.qimr.edu.au
Thu Mar 7 02:43:43 EST 2002

Louis Geller <louis_geller at yahoo.com> wrote:

> Hi.
> For Linkage Disequilibrium, is Delta2 the same as Delta?
> I am using the GOLD program, and Delta2 is given as an option, not
> Delta.
> Thank you for any assistance.

Delta2=Delta squared.  Squaring obviously gets rid of sign differences
that are usually unimportant, unless you have are comparing versus a
consensus haplotype.

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