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Old 12th November 2017, 03:36 PM
Frederator Frederator is offline
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That's just one interpretation of a half dozen personal observations. That's why I was soliciting responses from other users, to determine whether there is something more systematic to it than these few people.

Frankly, you surprise me with your response to the idea of convergence at the ethnic level of autosomal interpretation. Any time you relax your criteria for identifying a match--which ethnic calculators most certainly do with respect to genealogical matches--you have to recognize that you are increasing the odds of false positives generally, of which convergence is just a special instance. That's just the inverse nature of Type I and Type II risk.

Anyone emotionally unprepared to admit that these risks pertain to ethnic calculators as well must be very fragile.
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