Interval estimation of familial correlations from pedigrees.


We study the estimation of familial correlations from pedigree data without the assumption of multivariate normality, using asymptotic results to obtain standard errors and confidence intervals. Two extreme weights that can be given to pairs of observations from relatives in pedigrees are pair-wise weights, in which each pair is given the same weight, and… (More)



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@article{Mathew2011IntervalEO, title={Interval estimation of familial correlations from pedigrees.}, author={George Mathew and Yeunjoo E Song and Robert N. Elston}, journal={Statistical applications in genetics and molecular biology}, year={2011}, volume={10}, pages={Article 11} }