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Re: [PATCH] gnu: Add eigensoft.

From: Ricardo Wurmus
Subject: Re: [PATCH] gnu: Add eigensoft.
Date: Thu, 14 Jul 2016 07:40:53 +0200
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Ludovic Courtès <address@hidden> writes:

> Ricardo Wurmus <address@hidden> skribis:
>> * gnu/packages/bioinformatics.scm (eigensoft): New variable.
>> Here’s an alternative description, which is a little more general and
>> doesn’t emphasise EIGENSTRAT so much:
>>   The EIGENSOFT package provides tools for population genetics and
>>   stratification correction.  EIGENSOFT implements methods commonly used
>>   in population genetics analyses such as PCA, computation of
>>   Tracy-Widom statistics, and finding relateds in structured
>                                                ^
> Typo.

It’s rather a jargon “neologism”; “related” is supposed to be a noun and
“relateds” is the plural.  I’ll replace it with “related individuals”.

>>   populations.  It comes with a built-in plotting script and supports
>>   multiple file formats and quantitative phenotypes.
> This one is probably better, yes.

Okay.  Thanks for checking!

~~ Ricardo

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