paramlink: Parametric Linkage Analysis in R

Parametric linkage analysis and other likelihood-based pedigree analyses based on the Elston-Stewart algorithm, including singlepoint LOD scores, power analysis and computation of marker genotype distributions. Multipoint analysis is provided through a convenient MERLIN wrapper. Includes many utility functions for creating, manipulating and plotting pedigrees, markers and linkage results.

Version: 0.9-8
Depends: R (≥ 3.2), kinship2
Imports: graphics, maxLik, stats, utils
Published: 2016-04-28
Author: Magnus Dehli Vigeland
Maintainer: Magnus Dehli Vigeland <magnusdv at>
License: GPL-2 | GPL-3 [expanded from: GPL (≥ 2)]
NeedsCompilation: no
SystemRequirements: For the MERLIN wrapper, MERLIN ( must be installed and pointed to in the PATH environment variable.
Materials: NEWS
CRAN checks: paramlink results


Reference manual: paramlink.pdf
Package source: paramlink_0.9-8.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
OS X Snow Leopard binaries: r-release: paramlink_0.9-8.tgz, r-oldrel: paramlink_0.9-6.tgz
OS X Mavericks binaries: r-release: paramlink_0.9-8.tgz
Old sources: paramlink archive

Reverse dependencies:

Reverse depends: euroMix, Familias, IBDsim
Reverse imports: relMix