estim_herit {EstHer}R Documentation

Estimation of heritability in linear mixed models.

Description

The function computes heritability when the random effects follow either a Gaussian distribution or a mixture of a Dirac and a Gaussian distribution.

Usage

estim_herit(Y, Z)

Arguments

Y

vector of observations of size n

Z

matrix with n rows and N columns

Value

heritability

Heritability

Author(s)

Anna Bonnet

References

The method is developped in the paper "Heritability estimation in high dimensional linear mixed models" (A.Bonnet,vE.Gassiat, C.Levy-Leduc,2014)


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