malan: MAle Lineage ANalysis

MAle Lineage ANalysis by simulating genealogies backwards and imposing short tandem repeats (STR) mutations forwards. Intended for forensic Y chromosomal STR (Y-STR) haplotype analyses. Numerous analyses are possible, e.g. number of matches and meiotic distance to matches. Refer to papers mentioned in citation("malan") (DOI's: <doi:10.1371/journal.pgen.1007028>, <doi:10.21105/joss.00684> and <doi:10.1016/j.fsigen.2018.10.004>).

Version: 1.0.3
Depends: R (≥ 3.6), dplyr (≥ 0.7.3), tidygraph (≥
Imports: Rcpp (≥ 0.12.7), RcppProgress (≥ 0.2.1), RcppArmadillo (≥ 0.9.880.1.0), igraph (≥ 1.0.1), tibble (≥ 1.1), magrittr (≥ 1.5), methods
LinkingTo: Rcpp, RcppArmadillo, RcppProgress
Suggests: knitr, rmarkdown, testthat, ggraph, dirmult, Rmpfr
Published: 2023-11-28
DOI: 10.32614/CRAN.package.malan
Author: Mikkel Meyer Andersen [aut, cre]
Maintainer: Mikkel Meyer Andersen <mikl at>
License: GPL-2 | file LICENSE
NeedsCompilation: yes
Citation: malan citation info
Materials: README NEWS
CRAN checks: malan results


Reference manual: malan.pdf
Vignettes: Case study: Partial profiles


Package source: malan_1.0.3.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
macOS binaries: r-release (arm64): malan_1.0.3.tgz, r-oldrel (arm64): malan_1.0.3.tgz, r-release (x86_64): malan_1.0.3.tgz, r-oldrel (x86_64): malan_1.0.3.tgz
Old sources: malan archive


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