Allele numbers -> binary factors

Robert Cottingham bwc at
Wed Nov 25 15:09:19 EST 1992

> Stephen Wood <swood at>
> writes to ask:
> The conversion programme I have that converts LINKAGE files to CRIMAP files
> seems to require the LINKAGE pedfile to be coded as binary factors.  I
> have received a pedfile by email coded as allele numbers.  Do you know
> of a program that can convert this to binary factors?  If not can you
> suggest any fix, short of re-entering the data?

If anyone has suggestions they would be great appreciated.


        Bob Cottingham                  Phone:  713/798-4275
        Cell Biology                    Fax:        798-5386
        Baylor College of Medicine      Email: bwc at
        Houston, TX   77030

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