Table 3

Properties of methods tested in this paper.

Name

Detection Principle

Heuristic search

Asymptotic null distribution

Free-accessible software


MDR

Prediction accuracy

Stochastic

No

http://www.multifactordimensionalityreduction.org/ webcite


FIM

Logistic regression

Deterministic

Yes

N/A


IG

Mutual Info.

N/A

No

N/A


BEAM

Bayesian model

Stochastic

Yes

http://www.fas.harvard.edu/~junliu/BEAM/ webcite


MECPM

BIC

Deterministic

No

http://www.cbil.ece.vt.edu/software/MECPM.zip webcite


SH

χ2or B statistic

Deterministic

Yes

http://bioinformatics.ust.hk/SNPHarvester.html webcite


LRIT

Logistic regression

N/A

Yes

N/A


LR

Logistic regression

N/A

Yes

N/A


For the methods without free-accessible software by the authors, we provide our self-written software, as well as C++ code, at http://code.google.com/p/simulation-tool-bmc-ms9169818735220977/downloads/list webcite

Chen et al. BMC Genomics 2011 12:344   doi:10.1186/1471-2164-12-344

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