Journal article icon

Journal article

A genealogical interpretation of principal components analysis.

Abstract:

Principal components analysis, PCA, is a statistical method commonly used in population genetics to identify structure in the distribution of genetic variation across geographical location and ethnic background. However, while the method is often used to inform about historical demographic processes, little is known about the relationship between fundamental demographic parameters and the projection of samples onto the primary axes. Here I show that for SNP data the projection of samples onto...

Expand abstract
Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

Actions


Access Document


Files:
Publisher copy:
10.1371/journal.pgen.1000686

Authors


More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Role:
Author
More from this funder
Name:
Human Frontier Science Program
Grant:
RGP0054/2006
Publisher:
Public Library of Science
Journal:
PLoS genetics More from this journal
Volume:
5
Issue:
10
Article number:
e1000686
Publication date:
2009-10-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1553-7404
ISSN:
1553-7390
Language:
English
Keywords:
UUID:
uuid:c9c93785-2545-495d-96e4-672d8cbf8f05
Local pid:
pubs:103164
Source identifiers:
103164
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

Terms of use


Views and Downloads






If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record

TO TOP