A C++ Template Library for Efficient Forward-Time Population Genetic Simulation of Large Populations
Kevin R. Thornton

Abstract

fwdpp is a C++ library of routines intended to facilitate the development of forward-time simulations under arbitrary mutation and fitness models. The library design provides a combination of speed, low memory overhead, and modeling flexibility not currently available from other forward simulation tools. The library is particularly useful when the simulation of large populations is required, as programs implemented using the library are much more efficient than other available forward simulation programs.

  • Received April 7, 2014.
  • Accepted June 18, 2014.