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Table 1 Comparison of performances of different methods on simple models of pure epistatic interactions

From: SNPInterForest: A new method for detecting epistatic interactions

  SNPInterForest BOOST SNPHarvester
  # of true positives
(N total = 50)
# of false positives # of true positives
(N total = 50)
# of false positives # of true positives
(N total = 50)
# of false positives
h2 = 0.4, MAF = 0.2 50 0 50 6 37 0
h2 = 0.4, MAF = 0.4 50 0 50 9 38 0
h2 = 0.3, MAF = 0.2 50 0 50 1 36 0
h2 = 0.3, MAF = 0.4 50 0 50 5 38 0
h2 = 0.2, MAF = 0.2 49 1 50 1 36 0
h2 = 0.2, MAF = 0.4 49 0 50 5 39 1
  # of true positives
(Ntotal = 5)
# of false positives # of true positives
(Ntotal = 5)
# of false positives # of true positives
(Ntotal = 5)
# of false positives
3SNP interaction 5 0 - - 0 0