boss: Boosted One-Step Statistics: Fast and accurate approximations for GLM, GEE and Mixed models for use in GWAS

BOSS uses parameter estimates obtained without genotype to boost standard one-step approximations, and precomputes as much as possible without genotype (using boss.set) to minimize effort required.

Version: 2.1
Depends: lme4 (≥ 1.0), geepack, Matrix, ncdf
Published: 2013-09-21
Author: Arend Voorman, Colleen Sitlani
Maintainer: Arend Voorman <voorma at>
License: GPL-2 | GPL-3 [expanded from: GPL (≥ 2)]
NeedsCompilation: yes
CRAN checks: boss results


Reference manual: boss.pdf
Package source: boss_2.1.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
OS X Snow Leopard binaries: r-release: boss_2.1.tgz, r-oldrel: boss_2.1.tgz
OS X Mavericks binaries: r-release: boss_2.1.tgz
Old sources: boss archive