Biostatistics 666: Linkage Tests for Pairs of Individuals
This lecture introduces simple linkage tests in the context of affected sibling pairs. One test, originally described by Bishop and Williamson (1990) focuses on identity-by-state sharing. A more refined test, introduced by Risch (1990), models IBD information using a likelihood approach.
Bishop DT and Williamson JA (1990) Am J Hum Genet 46:254-265
Risch (1990) Am J Hum Genet 46:242-253