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Re: st: Where to update genhw


From   Neil Shephard <nshephard@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Where to update genhw
Date   Fri, 21 Jan 2011 15:55:10 +0000

On Fri, Jan 21, 2011 at 3:36 PM, BAIJER Jan 212040 <jan.baijer@cea.fr> wrote:
> Hello Statalist,
> I am having trouble locating a more recent version of Mario Cleves’s genhw
> ... The version I have is v5.0.1 from back in 1999. I did try the indicated
> links, to no avail, it seems (from within Statav8).
> Can anybody help me out ?!

What version are you trying to update it to?  How do you know there is
a newer version to update to?

As it happens you are in luck because there is a newer version.  The
statalist archives (which are easy to search) contain this message
with instructions on how to update
http://www.stata.com/statalist/archive/2004-12/msg00006.html

I believe -genhw- has since been superseded by -hwsnp- and -qtlsnp-
again both by Mario Cleves and published in the Stata Journal
(5(2):141--153).  -findit genhw- points to these as well as the
original STB publication for -genhw- and the most recent version
(7.0.2)  from the SSC archives.

As the names suggest these are focused on bi-allelic Single Nucelotide
Polymorphisms (SNPs), if you're using multi-allelic markers I'd stick
with -genhw-.

Neil


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