TABLE 3

Parameter estimates from analysis of simulated data sets with the expected number of mutation events (U*) fitted as a fixed parameter

Simulated valuesEstimated values
U*βEmbedded Image Embedded Image SDEmbedded Image SD
0.50.53.650.59(0.23)3.99(0.81)
1.04.461.16(0.43)4.34(0.55)
2.05.162.52(1.05)5.26(0.60)
5.00.51.160.54(0.11)1.17(0.079)
1.01.411.04(0.22)1.42(0.066)
2.01.632.09(0.78)1.64(0.054)