An R script that computes the unbiased estimator of expected heterozygosity of Harris and DeGiorgio (2017) at a locus, as well as Fst and the locus-specific branch length, which are functions of expected heterozygosity.

Please cite the following manuscript if using this software:
AM Harris, M DeGiorgio (2017). An unbiased estimator of gene diversity with improved variance for samples containing related and inbred individuals of any ploidy. G3: Genes, Genomes, Genetics (in press).

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On a UNIX system, extract the compressed files using the command
tar -xzvf BestHet_program.tgz
Change directory to BestHet_program using a command such as
cd BestHet_program
The BestHet.R script will be located in the BestHet_program directory

Software history
September 20, 2016 - Uploaded version 1.0 of the software and manual