How is migration incorporated into the SimBit program of Remi Matthey-Doret and Michael Whitlock?
Is an island model or stepping stone model assumed?
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In SimBit, no specific model is assumed as the user can very much chose for himself/herself what migration scenario to be simulated. The migration scenario can be set with the option
--m (or equivalently with
There are four ways (what is called "Mode" in the manual) to indicate migration.
A. The interest of the other modes is to simplify the user's life esp. when dealing with many patches. I rather recommend using the other modes when these apply.
Note also that the migration scenario (as well as the number of patches) is a time specific argument and therefore it can vary through time at will. You can have a look at the manual for more information.
Note that I have been working quite a lot on new versions that I have not put online yet, mainly because I was too lazy to rewrite the manual! The last version online is 3.69 but I am currently working on version 3.139! I will upload a more recent version in the coming week(s). Most notable improvement with the new version include: