korbinian.strimmer at zoology.oxford.ac.uk
Thu Jul 20 10:44:08 EST 2000
ANNOUNCEMENT (July 20 2000)
Version 1.0 of PAL (Phylogenetic Analysis Libary) has been released at
The PAL project is a collaborative effort dedicated to create a high
quality Java library for use in molecular evolution and phylogenetics.
This release of PAL consists of 116 public classes and interfaces
in 13 packages with a total of more than 22,000 lines of code.
PAL provides a rich variety of objects and methods, e.g., for coalescent
simulation and demographic models, evolutionary substitution models,
data structures for trees, maximum-likelihood estimation of branch
lengths and pairwise distances etc.
Please refer to the API documentation
for a detailed description of all classes and methods available.
The PAL Development Core Team
Packages that rely (in part) on PAL for their functionality:
Vanilla: A simple command line frontend to PAL
Pebble: A GUI interface to PAL plus a functional command language
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