- ceiling principle
- A highly conservative method of calculating allele frequencies in populations by stating that any frequency below 10% must be reported as 10%. Its purpose is to eliminate bias based upon ethnic subgroups.
Forensic science glossary. John C. Brenner . 2012.
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