mapping function-valued traits

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In this page we share supplementary information related to our work on mapping function-valued traits. The computer programs were written by Hao Xiong ( and Saunak Sen (

Function-valued traits are traits that are better considered as curves or functions. Examples include developmental trajectories, and circadian activity patterns. Our work was motivated by mouse circadian data that we are also distributing.

Download the gzipped tarfile by right-clicking on the download link, and saving the target. Then, unpack the archive.

tar zxf xiongSupplement.tgz

This will create a directory called xiongSupplement. Inside it are two subdirectories called py and R which contain the Python and R code respectively. The subdirectory called data has the mouse genotype and phenotype data.