COEFFICIENT REGRESSION MODEL FOR PEDIGREE ANALYSIS

by Nesan Chelliah .

Abstract: In this paper a random coefficient regression model has been used to model quantitative traits in pedigree analysis. We review a new estimator for estimating the variance components and derived the distribution of the pedigree statistic used in testing for outlying observations.

Key Words: Generalized least squares estimator, Variance components, Quantitative traits

Author:
Nesan Chelliah, N.Chelliah@mailbox.gu.edu.au

Editor: Chris Amos, camos@request.mdacc.tmc.edu

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