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Research Article

Inference of Population Structure using Dense Haplotype Data

  • Daniel John Lawson,

    Affiliation: Department of Mathematics, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom

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  • Garrett Hellenthal,

    Affiliation: Wellcome Trust Center for Human Genetics, Oxford, United Kingdom

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  • Simon Myers equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Simon Myers, Daniel Falush

    Affiliation: Department of Statistics, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom

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  • Daniel Falush equal contributor mail

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Simon Myers, Daniel Falush

    daniel_falush@eva.mpg.de

    Affiliations: Environmental Research Institute, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany

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  • Published: January 26, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1002453

About the Authors

Daniel John Lawson
Department of Mathematics, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom
Garrett Hellenthal
Wellcome Trust Center for Human Genetics, Oxford, United Kingdom
Simon Myers
Department of Statistics, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
Daniel Falush
Environmental Research Institute, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland
Daniel Falush
Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany

Corresponding Author

Email: daniel_falush@eva.mpg.de

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: DJL GH SM DF. Analyzed the data: DJL GH SM DF. Wrote the paper: DJL GH SM DF. Implemented CHROMOPAINTER: GH. Implemented fineSTRUCTURE: DJL. Derived propositions: SM.