Estimating effective population size from genetic data

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Description

The concept of effective population size (N_e) is an inportant concept in population genetics. It tells the "effective" number of individuals within a population, that is, those who are able to reproduce. The allele frequencies in a closed population change over time as known as genetic drift, and the magnitude of this fluctuation is directly related to N_e. This package aims to estimate this quantity from genetic samples collected over multiple time points.

Details

Package: NB
Type: Package
Version: 0.9
Date: 2014-10-03
License: GPL (>= 2)

Author(s)

Tin-Yu Hui

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