Table 1

Estimated Type I error rates at significant level 0.05 based on the four methods under different parameter settings of the three-component mixture distributions with τ1= 0.1, τ2= 0.9 and δμ= 0.05
Parameter Setting π1 π2 π3 μ σ t-test Linear regression Wilcox BWS
1 0.3 0.5 0.2 0.3 0.1 0.0513 0.0521 0.0514 0.0458
2 0.4 0.5 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.0495 0.0494 0.0519 0.0492
3 0.4 0.5 0.1 0.3 0.2 0.0511 0.0519 0.0503 0.0495
4 0.5 0.1 0.4 0.3 0.2 0.0528 0.0521 0.0544 0.0511
5 0.4 0.2 0.4 0.2 0.1 0.0509 0.0510 0.0472 0.0464

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Huang et al. BMC Bioinformatics 2013 14:86   doi:10.1186/1471-2105-14-86

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