[R-sig-ME] "Animal Model" plus logistic regression

Bertrand Servin bertrand.servin at toulouse.inra.fr
Fri Jun 11 08:41:55 CEST 2010


thanks for all your replies, it seems I will need to use other packages
(possibly related to lme4) for this purpose.

To summarize the possibilities (in R):

1. kinship
2. genabel (rgenetics now ?)
3. asreml-R (not free)
4. pedigreemm

thanks again

David Duffy wrote:
> On Thu, 10 Jun 2010, Juliet Hannah wrote:
>> For a continuous trait, the animal model can be fit using the kinship
>> package. I don't think it works with discrete traits yet. My
>> understanding is that you need to be able to specify a custom
>> correlation matrix. Can glmer do that?
> See the pedigreemm package.

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