Rank-Based Inverse Normal Transformation
Rank-Based Inverse Normal Transformation of Phenotype
Vector of phenotype which is the quantitative trait.
Adjust parameter, commonly as 0,1/3,3/8 or 1/2.
Some variables are not normally distributed. And using statistical tests on this data can give misleading results because they do not meet the statistical assumptions. This function implements Rank-Based Inverse Normal Transformation to make phenotype normally distributed.
Return vector of rank-based inverse normal transformed phenotype.
T. Mark Beasley, Stephen Erickson and David B. Allison. Rank-Based Inverse Normal Transformations are Increasingly Used, But are They Merited? Behav Genet. 2009 Sep.;39(5):580-595.
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