PURPOSE: Finds starting points for MCMC analysis performed on large,
complex pedigrees and polymorphic markers.
Software (in a gzipped, tar file)
Instructions for START
- Luo Y and Lin S (2003). Finding starting points for Markov chain
Monte Carlo analysis of genetic data from large and complex
pedigrees. Genetic Epidemiology, 25, 14-24.
(Manuscript and supplementary materials)
- Lin SL, Thompson EA, Wijsman E (1993) Achieving irreducibility of
the Markov chain Monte Carlo method applied to pedigree data. IMA J
Math Appl Med Biol 10:1-17.