FASTLINK

Record added by Jurg Ott (the original Rockefeller list)

Full Name

faster version of LINKAGE

Version

4.1P (July 4, 1999)

Author

  • Cottingham

  • Gupta

  • Idury

  • Schaffer ( schaffer@helix.nih.gov)

  • Shriram

  • Ann Becker (collaborators for version 4)

  • Dan Geiger (collaborators for version 4)

URL

Language

C

OS

UNIX, VMS, MS-DOS,.. and can also run in parallel on shared memory UNIX machines

Reference

  • Cottingham, Idury, Schaffer (1993), “Fast sequential genetic linkage computation”, American Journal of Human Genetics, 53(1):252-263

  • Schaffer, Gupta, Shriram, Cottingham (1994), “Avoiding recomputation in linkage analysis”, Human Heredity, 44:225-237

  • online README files (version 3.0P, december 95).

  • Dwarkadas, Schaffer, Cottingham, Cox, Keleher, Zwaenepoel, “Parallelization of general linkage analysis problems”

  • Gupta, Schaffer, Cox,Zwaenepoel, “Integrating parallelization strategies for linkage analysis”

  • Schaffer, “Faster linkage analysis computations for pedigrees with loops or unused alleles”

  • Becker, Geiger, Schaffer, “Automatic selection of loop breakers for genetic linkage analysis”, Human Heredity

  • Becker, Bar-Yehuda, Geiger, “Random algorithms for the loop cutset problem”

  • Schaffer, “Loops in FASTLINK”

  • Schaffer, “The mystery of (the) unknown”

  • Schaffer, “Pedigree traversal in FASTLINK”

LINKAGE