hierfstat, a package for r to compute and test hierarchical F-statistics

Authors


Jérôme Goudet, E-mail: jerome.goudet@unil.ch

Abstract

The package hierfstat for the statistical software r, created by the R Development Core Team, allows the estimate of hierarchical F-statistics from a hierarchy with any numbers of levels. In addition, it allows testing the statistical significance of population differentiation for these different levels, using a generalized likelihood-ratio test. The package hierfstat is available at http://www.unil.ch/popgen/softwares/hierfstat.htm.

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