R/GAP

Record added by Jurg Ott (the original Rockefeller list)

Full Name

R/Genetic Analysis Package

Version

1.17-39 (July 2010)

Description

This is an integrated package for genetic data analysis of both population and family data. Currently it contains functions for sample size calculations of both population-based and family-based designs, classic twin ACE/ADE/AE/CE models, probability of familial disease aggregation, kinship calculation, some statistics in linkage analysis, and association analysis involving one or more genetic markers including haplotype analysis with or without environmental covariates

Author

  • Jinghua Zhao (MRC Epidemiology Unit at Strangeways Research Lab, UK) (email: jinghua.zhao@mrc-epid.cam.ac.uk) in collaboration with other colleagues

  • with help from Kurt Hornik of the R core

URL

http://www.mrc-epid.cam.ac.uk/~jinghua.zhao/r-progs.htm

Language

R

EXE

aldh2, apoeapoc, bt, chow.test, fbsize, fsnps, gc.em, gcontrol, genecounting, gif, hap, hap.em, hap.score, hla, htr, hwe, hwe.hardy, kbyl, kin.morgan, makeped, mia, mtdt, muvar, pbsize, pfc, pgc, s2k, tbyt, whscore

Reference

  • Zhao and Tan (2006), “Integrated analysis of genetic data with R”, Human Genomics, 2(4):258-265.

  • reference manual (PDF): http://cran.r-project.org/doc/packages/gap.pdf