findUnavailable: Find unavailable subjects in a pedigree

Description Usage Arguments Details Value Side Effects See Also

View source: R/findUnavailable.R


Find the ID of subjects in a pedigree iteratively, as anyone who is not available and does not have an available descendant by successively removing unavailable terminal nodes. pedigree.trim carries out the remove of the subjects identified by findUnavailable.


findUnavailable(ped, avail)
pedigree.trim(removeID, ped)



A pedigree object with an id, findex, mindex, sex, plus other optional items


Vector of availability status (e.g., genotyped) 0/1 or TRUE/FALSE


vector of subject ids of persons to trim from a pedigree


Originally written as pedTrim by Steve Iturria, modified by Dan Schaid 2007. findUnavailable also calls excludeStrayMarryin to find stray available marry-ins who are isolated after trimming their unavailable offspring, and excludeUnavailFounders. If the subject ids are character, make sure none of the characters in the ids is a colon (":"), which is a special character used to concatenate and split subjects within the utlity.


findUnavailable returns a vector of subject ids for who can be removed. pedigree.trim returns a trimmed pedigree object.

Side Effects

relation matrix from pedigree.trim is trimmed of any special relations that include the subjects to trim.

See Also


kinship2 documentation built on May 29, 2017, 3:49 p.m.

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