pedprobr: Probability Computations on Pedigrees

An implementation of the Elston-Stewart algorithm for calculating pedigree likelihoods given genetic marker data (Elston and Stewart (1971) <doi:10.1159/000152448>). The standard algorithm is extended to allow inbred founders. 'pedprobr' is part of the 'ped suite', a collection of packages for pedigree analysis in R. In particular, 'pedprobr' depends on 'pedtools' for pedigree manipulations and 'pedmut' for mutation modelling. For more information, see 'Pedigree Analysis in R' (Vigeland, 2021, ISBN:9780128244302).

Version: 0.9.4
Depends: R (≥ 4.1.0), pedtools (≥ 2.2.0)
Imports: pedmut (≥ 0.5.0)
Suggests: testthat
Published: 2024-05-08
DOI: 10.32614/CRAN.package.pedprobr
Author: Magnus Dehli Vigeland ORCID iD [aut, cre]
Maintainer: Magnus Dehli Vigeland <m.d.vigeland at>
License: GPL-2 | GPL-3 [expanded from: GPL (≥ 2)]
NeedsCompilation: no
SystemRequirements: MERLIN ( for calculations involving multiple linked markers.
Language: en-GB
Citation: pedprobr citation info
Materials: README NEWS
CRAN checks: pedprobr results


Reference manual: pedprobr.pdf


Package source: pedprobr_0.9.4.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
macOS binaries: r-release (arm64): pedprobr_0.9.4.tgz, r-oldrel (arm64): pedprobr_0.9.4.tgz, r-release (x86_64): pedprobr_0.9.4.tgz, r-oldrel (x86_64): pedprobr_0.9.4.tgz
Old sources: pedprobr archive

Reverse dependencies:

Reverse depends: pedsuite
Reverse imports: dvir, forensIT, forrel, KLINK, paramlink2, pedbuildr, segregatr


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