Madeline 2.0 PDE: a new program for local and web-based pedigree drawing

  title={Madeline 2.0 PDE: a new program for local and web-based pedigree drawing},
  author={Edward H. Trager and Ritu Khanna and Adrian Marrs and Lawrence Siden and Kari E. H. Branham and Anand Swaroop and Julia E. Richards},
  volume={23 14},
UNLABELLED The Madeline 2.0 Pedigree Drawing Engine (PDE) is a pedigree drawing program for use in linkage and family-based association studies. The program is designed to handle large and complex pedigrees with an emphasis on readability and aesthetics. For complex pedigrees, we use a hybrid algorithm in which consanguinous loops are drawn as cyclic graphs whenever possible, but we resort to acyclic graphs when matings can no longer be connected without line crossings. A similar hybrid… CONTINUE READING


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