Relationship Inference for DNA Mixtures

Makes relationship inference involving DNA mixtures with unknown profiles.


relMix makes relationship inference involving DNA mixtures with unknown profiles and interprets DNA mixtures with related contributors. The main function is the graphical user interface relMixGUI.


Install relMix from CRAN:


Or install the development version from GitHub:

if(!require(devtools)) install.packages("devtools")


relMix 1.3

Major changes in v. 1.3

  • Input files in relMixGUI are now being checked for most common errors, such as:

    • Incorrect table structure
    • Incorrect headers
    • Typos in marker and sample names
    • Non-numeric allele frequencies
    • Duplicate markers
  • Four new functions, incorporated in relMixGUI, provide the input check:

    • checkFrequenciesFile()
    • checkMixtureFile()
    • checkReferenceFile()
    • checkPedigreeFile()

Reference manual

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1.3.3 by Elias Hernandis, a year ago

Browse source code at

Authors: Guro Dorum [aut] , Elias Hernandis [ctb, cre] , Navreet Kaur [ctb] , Thore Egeland [ctb]

Documentation:   PDF Manual  

GPL (>= 2) license

Imports Familias, gWidgets2, gWidgets2tcltk

Suggests knitr, pander, rmarkdown, tkrplot

See at CRAN