Table 5 Summary of the proposed methods
MethodPloidyAdvantageDisadvantage
BGCTwoMore accurate for biallelic SNPsAssumes at most two alleles
HGCTwoHighly efficientGenotype-frequency information not used
Arbitrary numbers of allelesLess accurate for biallelic SNPs
TRIThreeHighly efficientGenotype-frequency information not used
Arbitrary numbers of alleles
TETFourHighly efficientGenotype-frequency information not used
Arbitrary numbers of alleles