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Modeling the recent common ancestry of all living humans Supplementary Methods B: Further Details of the Computational Model

@inproceedings{Rohde1999ModelingTR,
  title={Modeling the recent common ancestry of all living humans Supplementary Methods B: Further Details of the Computational Model},
  author={Douglas L. T. Rohde and Steve Olson and Joseph T. Chang},
  year={1999}
}
This supplement provides additional details about the implementation and analysis of the computational model of human mating and migration introduced in the main paper. The model simulates the lives of individual people, known as sims, over the course of thousands of years, including such events as the sims’ birth and death, possible migrations, mate choices, and offspring production. As the model runs, it records this information in a series of large computer les. A second program, discussed… Expand
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