Large Scale Linkage

E. Wijsman wijsman at
Sat Jul 19 01:12:36 EST 2003

But also note that Solar's native way of using many markers is an
*approximation* based on the single point IBD estimates at each of the
markers.  For more reliable results you need to get true multipoint IBD
estimates, which at this point can only be obtained with one of several
Monte Carlo-based methods, for large pedigrees.

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On 17 Jul 2003, Chadwick, Robert wrote:

> If you are genotyping a quantitative trait SOLAR can be used with large
> pedigrees and many markers.  Following is the web site describing the
> program and how to download it:
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