Table 1 Goodness-of-fit for PSMC and diCal, averaged over 10 simulated data sets, each with a sample of n = 10 haplotypes
Simulated historyPSMC errordiCal error
S10.403280.10283
S20.714980.29992
  • The underlying population size histories are shown in Figure 4. The error metric used is a normalized integral of the absolute difference between the true history and the inferred history over time. These results demonstrate that diCal is substantially more accurate than the PSMC method.