LAPSTRUCT

Record added by Jurg Ott (the original Rockefeller list)

Full Name

LAPlacian eigenfunctions learn population STRUCTure

Description

LAPSTRUCT is a free program to describe population structure using biomarker data ( typically SNPs, CNVs etc.) available in a population sample. The main features different from PCA are: (1)geometrically motivated and graphic model based; (2)robustness of outliers.

Author

  • Jun Zhang

  • P Niyogi

  • MS McPeek

URL

http://galton.uchicago.edu/~junzhang/LAPSTRUCT.html

Language

R

Reference

Zhang, Niyogi, McPeek (2009), “Laplacian eigenfunctions learn population structure”, PLoS ONE, 4(12):e7928.