Quantitative analysis of population-scale family trees with millions of relatives

Science56.90
Volume: 360, Issue: 6385, Pages: 171 - 175
Published: Apr 13, 2018
Abstract
Family trees have vast applications in fields as diverse as genetics, anthropology, and economics. However, the collection of extended family trees is tedious and usually relies on resources with limited geographical scope and complex data usage restrictions. We collected 86 million profiles from publicly available online data shared by genealogy enthusiasts. After extensive cleaning and validation, we obtained population-scale family trees,...
Paper Details
Title
Quantitative analysis of population-scale family trees with millions of relatives
Published Date
Apr 13, 2018
Journal
Volume
360
Issue
6385
Pages
171 - 175
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