pedtools: Creating and Working with Pedigrees and Marker Data
A comprehensive collection of tools for creating,
manipulating and visualising pedigrees and genetic marker data.
Pedigrees can be read from text files or created on the fly with
built-in functions. A range of utilities enable modifications like
adding or removing individuals, breaking loops, and merging pedigrees.
Pedigree plots are produced by wrapping the plotting functionality of
the 'kinship2' package. A Shiny app for creating pedigrees, based on
'pedtools', is available at <https://magnusdv.shinyapps.io/quickped>.
'pedtools' is the hub of the 'ped suite', a collection of packages for
pedigree analysis. A detailed presentation of the 'ped suite' is given
in the book 'Pedigree Analysis in R' (Vigeland, 2021,
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