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Table 1 False positive rate of different methods on a null simulation.

From: AntEpiSeeker: detecting epistatic interactions for case-control studies using a two-stage ant colony optimization algorithm

  False positive rate
     AntEpiSeeker
P value threshold Exhaustive search BEAM SNPHarvester Before minimizing false positives After minimizing false positives
10-5 5.5 × 10-6 No positives reported 1.4 × 10-2 3.5 × 10-6 3.0 × 10-6
10-4 5.3 × 10-5 No positives reported 1.6 × 10-2 3.0 × 10-5 1.1 × 10-5
10-3 6.9 × 10-4 No positives reported 2.0 × 10-2 2.9 × 10-4 3.7 × 10-5
10-2 8.4 × 10-3 No positives reported 2.4 × 10-2 2.0 × 10-3 6.6 × 10-5