PopABC: a program to infer historical demographic parameters

Joao S. Lopes*, David Balding, Mark A. Beaumont

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Abstract

PopABC is a computer package for inferring the pattern of demographic divergence of closely related populations and species. The software performs coalescent simulation in the framework of approximate Bayesian computation (ABC). PopABC can also be used to perform Bayesian model choice to discriminate between different demographic scenarios. The program can be used either for research or for education and teaching purposes.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2747-2749
Number of pages3
JournalBioinformatics
Volume25
Issue number20
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2009
Externally publishedYes

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