This paper summarizes and discusses the methodological research in human genetic linkage analysis, leading up to and following from the paper of C. A. B. Smith presented as a Royal Statistical Society discussion paper in 1953. This paper was given as the Fisher XXVII Memorial Lecture, in Cambridge, December 4, 2006.
"1953: An unrecognized summit in human genetic linkage analysis." Statist. Surv. 1 1 - 15, 2007. https://doi.org/10.1214/07-SS027