mantel.randtest: Mantel test (correlation between two distance matrices (in...

Description Usage Arguments Value Author(s) References Examples

Description

Performs a Mantel test between two distance matrices.

Usage

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mantel.randtest(m1, m2, nrepet = 999)

Arguments

m1

an object of class dist

m2

an object of class dist

nrepet

the number of permutations

Value

an object of class randtest (randomization tests)

Author(s)

Jean Thioulouse [email protected]

References

Mantel, N. (1967) The detection of disease clustering and a generalized regression approach. Cancer Research, 27, 209–220.

Examples

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data(yanomama)
gen <- quasieuclid(as.dist(yanomama$gen))
geo <- quasieuclid(as.dist(yanomama$geo))
plot(r1 <- mantel.randtest(geo,gen), main = "Mantel's test")
r1

Example output

Monte-Carlo test
Call: mantel.randtest(m1 = geo, m2 = gen)

Observation: 0.5095199 

Based on 999 replicates
Simulated p-value: 0.003 
Alternative hypothesis: greater 

    Std.Obs Expectation    Variance 
3.115074507 0.006679755 0.026056918 

ade4 documentation built on May 31, 2017, 4:06 a.m.

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