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Research Article

Finite Adaptation and Multistep Moves in the Metropolis-Hastings Algorithm for Variable Selection in Genome-Wide Association Analysis

  • Tomi Peltola mail,

    tomi.peltola@aalto.fi

    Affiliation: Department of Biomedical Engineering and Computational Science, Aalto University, Espoo, Finland

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  • Pekka Marttinen,

    Affiliation: Department of Information and Computer Science, Aalto University, Espoo, Finland

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  • Aki Vehtari

    Affiliation: Department of Biomedical Engineering and Computational Science, Aalto University, Espoo, Finland

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  • Published: November 15, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0049445

About the Authors

Tomi Peltola, Aki Vehtari
Department of Biomedical Engineering and Computational Science, Aalto University, Espoo, Finland
Pekka Marttinen
Department of Information and Computer Science, Aalto University, Espoo, Finland

Corresponding Author

Email: tomi.peltola@aalto.fi

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: TP PM AV. Performed the experiments: TP. Analyzed the data: TP. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: TP AV. Wrote the paper: TP PM AV.