Table 1 Packages, their purpose and repositories
NamePurposeGitHub Repository1
BEDMatrixMatrix-like class to extract genotypes from PLINK .bed fileshttps://github.com/QuantGen/BEDMatrix
LinkedMatrixMatrix-like class to link matrix-like objects by rows or by columnshttps://github.com/QuantGen/LinkedMatrix
symDMatrixMatrix-like class to link blocks of matrix-like objects into a partitioned symmetric matrixhttps://github.com/QuantGen/symDMatrix
BGDataComputational methods for matrix-like objects, a class to represent genotype/phenotype data, and the flagship package of the suitehttps://github.com/QuantGen/BGData