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Table 1 Monte-Carlo estimates of type 1 error rate α'(%)

From: Improving the power for detecting overlapping genes from multiple DNA microarray-derived gene lists

μ t 2 RIUT BIUT Fisher Stouffer
0.0 0.047 0.003 0.050 0.050
0.5 0.044 0.006 0.090 0.085
1.0 0.035 0.015 0.210 0.188
1.5 0.035 0.027 0.405 0.327
2.0 0.040 0.039 0.632 0.476
2.5 0.049 0.048 0.821 0.621
3.0 0.048 0.048 0.931 0.729
3.5 0.047 0.047 0.982 0.808
4.0 0.051 0.051 0.995 0.875
4.5 0.048 0.048 0.999 0.907
5.0 0.046 0.046 1.000 0.930
  1. m = 2, n = 5, and μt 1= 0.0; individual tests were performed at α = 0.05 and each estimate were based on 10000 runs.