DiversityTest-class - S4 class defining diversity significance

Description

DiversityTest defines the signifance of diversity (D) differences at a fixed diversity order (q).

Usage

"print"(x)

Arguments

x
DiversityTest object.

Slots

tests
data.frame describing the significance test results with columns:
  • TEST: string listing the two groups tested.
  • DELTA_MEAN: mean of the D bootstrap delta distribution for the test.
  • DELTA_SD: standard deviation of the D bootstrap delta distribution for the test.
  • PVALUE: p-value for the test.
summary
data.frame containing summary statistics for the diversity index bootstrap distributions, at the given value of q, with columns:
  • GROUP: the name of the group.
  • MEAN: mean of the D bootstrap distribution.
  • SD: standard deviation of the D bootstrap distribution.
groups
character vector of groups retained in diversity calculation.
q
diversity order tested (q).
n
numeric vector indication the number of sequences sampled from each group.
nboot
number of bootstrap realizations.