Welcome to PopSim.

What is PopSim?

Popsim is a Wright-Fisher population genetics simulator.

It was first designed to study Astyanax mexicanus cavefish evolution (see How to cite PopSim section).

How to install PopSim

You need to have the GNU Scientific Library (GSL) installed on your computer to use PopSim.

To install PopSim, just compile it:

gcc *.c -o PopSim -lgsl -lgcblas -lm

How to launch PopSim

To launch PopSim, you need to create a parameters file. All parameters must be filled :

Lines can be commented using a # for each parameter, just write parameter name followed by an = signs and the parameter value ie. param = value

#List of parameters:

How to cite PopSim?

If you use PopSim, please cite this paper :

Evidence of Late Pleistocene origin of Astyanax mexicanus cavefish Julien Fumey, Hélène Hinaux, Céline Noirot, Sylvie Rétaux, Didier Casane bioRxiv 094748; doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/094748