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pong specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_12219
Name pong
Software type Package/Module
Interface Command line interface
Restrictions to use None
Operating system Unix/Linux, Mac OS, Windows
Programming languages Python
License GNU General Public License version 3.0
Computer skills Advanced
Stability Stable
Maintained Yes


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PMCID: 5879675
PMID: 29531053
DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1717762115

[…] all modern individuals of the human origins dataset and all ancient individuals. common modes among the different runs were identified, and clusters were aligned across different values of k using pong (). the full unsupervised admixture results are shown in dataset s3. we used supervised admixture and qpadm () to estimate the ancestry proportions attributable to early anatolian farmers, […]

PMCID: 4898797
PMID: 27190204
DOI: 10.1093/gbe/evw080

[…] clusters. each run was started at a randomly generated seed to explore the full breadth of variation space and determine the major mode present in the data. multimodality was visualized using pong (). the optimal value of k was chosen based on 5-fold cross-validation procedures implemented during individual admixture runs. the optimal value of k is the point at which the addition […]

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pong institution(s)
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA; Department of Computer Science, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA; Computer Science Department, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA, USA; Center for Computational Molecular Biology, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA

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