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SELECTOR is a program to simulate lineages under selection in a spatially-explicit population framework, written in C++ and running under MS windows and linux.

How to cite SELECTOR

Currat M, Gerbault P, Di D, Nunes JM, Sanchez-Mazas A (2015) Forward-in-Time, Spatially Explicit Modeling Software to Simulate Genetic Lineages Under Selection, Evolutionary Bioinformatics 2015:Suppl. 2 27-39

User Manual

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Descriptive article

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Example datasets

Bug correction

  • 23.02.2017 > Ver 1.1 - Numbers of selection models FDS and DPS were reversed: corrected! (Thanks to Diego Salazar Tortosa)


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Swiss SNF projects 1003A-144180 and 31003A_156853


Mathias Currat

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Dpt. of Genetichropology Unit
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