GWASExactHW-package: Exact Hardy-Weinburg testing for Genome Wide Association Studies


This package contains a function to do exact Hardy-Weinburg testing (using Fisher's test) over all or a selection of SNP genotypes as typically obtained in a Genome Wide Association Study (GWAS).


Package: GWASExactHW
Type: Package
Version: 1.01
Date: 2013-01-04
License: GNU
LazyLoad: yes

The function HWExact runs fast Hardy-Weinburg testing for a set of bi-alleleic genotypes.


Ian Painter, University of Washington

Maintainer: Ian Painter <>


Wigginton, JE, Cutler, DJ, and Abecasis, GR (2005) A Note on Exact Tests of Hardy-Weinberg Equilibrium. American Journal of Human Genetics. 76

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