Skip to main content

Table 1 Parameter settings for the experiments

From: Controlling the signal: Practical privacy protection of genomic data sharing through Beacon services

Parameter Notation Setting
Size of pool n 250
Number of SNVs m 400,000
Maximal allowable false positive rate α 0.05
Sequencing error rate δ 0.000001
Number of sampled query sequences q 5
Number of examined neighbors l 2
Percentage of flipped answers k 5
Noise level in the Random Flip method ε 0.75
Maximal allowable power in the query budget method β 0.9