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GIGI-Pick specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_09399
Name GIGI-Pick
Software type Package/Module
Interface Command line interface
Restrictions to use None
Operating system Unix/Linux
Programming languages C++
Computer skills Advanced
Version 1.06
Stability Stable
Maintained Yes


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  • person_outline Charles Y. K. Cheung <>

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PMCID: 5133511
PMID: 27980652
DOI: 10.1186/s12919-016-0046-5

[…] workshop 19 (gaw19). we also evaluated the effect on imputation accuracy of the number of selected individuals for sequencing and the way they were selected, randomly or by tailored selection with gigi-pick []. in addition, we evaluated the performance of a new ibd mapping approach that we propose, which combines ibd information inferred (a) using a sparse snp panel from known pedigrees, […]

PMCID: 4997765
PMID: 27558348
DOI: 10.1186/s12864-016-2966-x

[…] using the method of “genotype imputation given inheritance” (gigi), we evaluated the effects on imputation accuracy of 3 different strategies for selecting individuals for wgs, including 1) using “gigi-pick” to select the most informative individuals, 2) using the most recent generation, or 3) using founders only.  we also evaluated the effects on imputation accuracy of using a range of from 1 […]

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GIGI-Pick institution(s)
Division of Medical Genetics, Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA; Department of Biostatistics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA; Department of Genome Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA

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