The genetic analysis of repeated measures. II the Karhunen-Loève expansion

Peter C.M. Molenaar, Dorret I. Boomsma

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Abstract

A new approach to the genetic analysis of time series of arbitrary length and with arbitrary covariance function is outlined. This approach is based on the simultaneous eigenvalue decomposition of the covariance matrices of the original time series obtained from monozygotic (MZ) and dizygotic (DZ) twins. The method is illustrated with computer-simulated twin data.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)229-242
Number of pages14
JournalBehavior Genetics
Volume17
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1 1987

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
  • Genetics
  • Genetics(clinical)

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