Comparing Pedigree Graphs

  title={Comparing Pedigree Graphs},
  author={Bonnie Kirkpatrick and Yakir A Reshef and Hilary K Finucane and Haitao Jiang and Binhai Zhu and Richard M. Karp},
  journal={Journal of computational biology : a journal of computational molecular cell biology},
  volume={19 9},
Pedigree graphs, or family trees, are typically constructed by an expensive process of examining genealogical records to determine which pairs of individuals are parent and child. New methods to automate this process take as input genetic data from a set of extant individuals and reconstruct ancestral individuals. There is a great need to evaluate the quality of these methods by comparing the estimated pedigree to the true pedigree. In this article, we consider two main pedigree comparison… CONTINUE READING
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