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W-test specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_11690
Name W-test
Software type Package/Module
Interface Command line interface
Restrictions to use None
Operating system Unix/Linux
Programming languages C++, R
Computer skills Advanced
Stability Stable
Maintained Yes


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A fast and powerful W test for pairwise epistasis testing

Nucleic Acids Res
PMCID: 5137446
PMID: 27672040
DOI: 10.1093/nar/gkw866

[…] acids res. (08 july 2016) 44 (12): e115. doi:10.1093/nar/gkw347, the authors wish to make the following correction to their article:, in this paper the authors describe a novel method, the w-test, which provides an association test with data-set adaptive probability distributions that measures epistasis for both common and low frequency snps. the article compares w-test to three […]

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W-test institution(s)
Division of Biostatistics and Centre for Clinical Research and Biostatistics, JC School of Public Health and Primary Care, the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, China; CUHK Shenzhen Research Institute, Shenzhen, China; The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia; ISOM Department and Biomedical Engineering Division, the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China; Department of Psychiatry; Centre for Genomic Sciences, the University of Hong Kong, Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong, China
W-test funding source(s)
Supported by Chinese University of Hong Kong Direct Grant [4054169]; Research Grant Council - General Research Fund [476013]; and National Science Foundation of China [81473035, 31401124].

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