BEAM

Record added by Jurg Ott (the original Rockefeller list)

Full Name

Bayesian Epistasis Association Mapping

Description

BEAM treats the disease-associated markers and their interactions via a bayesian partitioning model and computes, via Markov chain Monte Carlo, the posterior probability that each marker set is associated with the disease.

Author

  • Yu Zhang

  • Jun S Liu (Harvard University)

URL

http://www.people.fas.harvard.edu/~junliu/BEAM/

Language

C++

OS

UNIX, Linux, DOS

Reference

Zhang, Liu (2007), “Bayesian inference of epistatic interactions in case-control studies”, Nature, 39:1167-1173.