12. Statistics for Wildlife Forensic DNA

  1. Jane E. Huffman2 and
  2. John R. Wallace3
  1. B. S. Weir

Published Online: 10 FEB 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781119953142.ch12

Wildlife Forensics: Methods and Applications

Wildlife Forensics: Methods and Applications

How to Cite

Weir, B. S. (2011) Statistics for Wildlife Forensic DNA, in Wildlife Forensics: Methods and Applications (eds J. E. Huffman and J. R. Wallace), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119953142.ch12

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Northeast Wildlife DNA Laboratory, Department of Biological Sciences, East Stroudsburg University, East Stroudsburg, PA, 18301, USA

  2. 3

    Department of Biology, Millersville University, Millersville, PA 17551, USA

Author Information

  1. Department of Biostatistics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 09195-7232, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 FEB 2012
  2. Published Print: 16 DEC 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470662588

Online ISBN: 9781119953142

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Keywords:

  • statistics for wildlife forensic DNA;
  • DNA profile, statistical;
  • forensic STR markers;
  • statistical sampling;
  • DNAMIX3 software, calculations;
  • genetic sampling;
  • lineage markers;
  • inbreeding effects;
  • Hardy-Weinberg testing;
  • p-value, genotypic data

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Central Problem

  • Genetic Sampling

  • Lineage Markers

  • Relatedness

  • Inbreeding

  • Testing for Allele Independence

  • Assignment testing

  • Conclusion

  • References