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Sunday, March 6, 2016
D-stats/4mix tour of ancient Eurasia
This 4mix experiment is based on a series of statistics of the form D(Chimp,Reference_pop/Test_pop)(Mbuti,X), where X represents one of 9 ancient and present-day outgroups. The input data is available here. Feel free to try it yourself and post your models in the comments below.
Here's a Principal Component Analysis (PCA) based on the D-stats. As far as I can see, it makes very good sense. Click to enlarge.