Bio::PopGen::Individual(3) An implementation of an Individual who has


use Bio::PopGen::Individual;
my $ind = Bio::PopGen::Individual->new(-unique_id => $id,
-genotypes => \@genotypes);


This object is a container for genotypes.


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The rest of the documentation details each of the object methods. Internal methods are usually preceded with a _


 Title   : new
 Usage   : my $obj = Bio::PopGen::Individual->new();
 Function: Builds a new Bio::PopGen::Individual object 
 Returns : an instance of Bio::PopGen::Individual
 Args    : -unique_id => $id,
           -genotypes => \@genotypes


 Title   : unique_id
 Usage   : my $id = $individual->unique_id
 Function: Unique Identifier
 Returns : string representing unique identifier
 Args    : string


 Title   : num_of_results
 Usage   : my $count = $person->num_results;
 Function: returns the count of the number of Results for a person
 Returns : integer
 Args    : none


 Title   : annotation
 Usage   : my $annotation_collection = $ind->annotation;
 Function: Get/set a Bio::AnnotationCollectionI for this individual
 Returns : Bio::AnnotationCollectionI object
 Args    : [optional set] Bio::AnnotationCollectionI object


 Title   : add_Genotype
 Usage   : $individual->add_Genotype
 Function: add a genotype value
 Returns : count of the number of genotypes associated with this individual
 Args    : @genotypes - L<Bio::PopGen::GenotypeI> object(s) containing 
                        alleles plus a marker name


 Title   : reset_Genotypes
 Usage   : $individual->reset_Genotypes;
 Function: Reset the genotypes stored for this individual
 Returns : none
 Args    : none


 Title   : remove_Genotype
 Usage   : $individual->remove_Genotype(@names)
 Function: Removes the genotypes for the requested markers
 Returns : none
 Args    : Names of markers


 Title   : get_Genotypes
 Usage   : my @genotypes = $ind->get_Genotypes(-marker => $markername);
 Function: Get the genotypes for an individual, based on a criteria
 Returns : Array of genotypes
 Args    : either none (return all genotypes) or 
           -marker => name of marker to return (exact match, case matters)


 Title   : has_Marker
 Usage   : if( $ind->has_Marker($name) ) {}
 Function: Boolean test to see if an Individual has a genotype 
           for a specific marker
 Returns : Boolean (true or false)
 Args    : String representing a marker name


 Title   : get_marker_names
 Usage   : my @names = $individual->get_marker_names;
 Function: Returns the list of known marker names
 Returns : List of strings
 Args    : none