Citing msprime

Citing msprime#

If you use msprime in your work, please cite the 2022 Genetics paper marking the 1.0 release:

Franz Baumdicker, Gertjan Bisschop, Daniel Goldstein, Graham Gower, Aaron P Ragsdale, Georgia Tsambos, Sha Zhu, Bjarki Eldon, E Castedo Ellerman, Jared G Galloway, Ariella L Gladstein, Gregor Gorjanc, Bing Guo, Ben Jeffery, Warren W Kretzschumar, Konrad Lohse, Michael Matschiner, Dominic Nelson, Nathaniel S Pope, Consuelo D Quinto-Cortés, Murillo F Rodrigues, Kumar Saunack, Thibaut Sellinger, Kevin Thornton, Hugo van Kemenade, Anthony W Wohns, Yan Wong, Simon Gravel, Andrew D Kern, Jere Koskela, Peter L Ralph and Jerome Kelleher (2022), Efficient ancestry and mutation simulation with msprime 1.0, Genetics, Volume 220, Issue 3.

You may also wish to cite the original 2016 PLOS Computational Biology paper:

Jerome Kelleher, Alison M Etheridge and Gilean McVean (2016), Efficient Coalescent Simulation and Genealogical Analysis for Large Sample Sizes, PLOS Comput Biol 12(5): e1004842. doi: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1004842

If you use the Discrete Time Wright Fisher model, please cite the 2020 PLOS Genetics paper:

Dominic Nelson, Jerome Kelleher, Aaron P. Ragsdale, Claudia Moreau, Gil McVean and Simon Gravel (2020), Accounting for long-range correlations in genome-wide simulations of large cohorts, PLOS Genetics 16(5): e1008619.

Bibtex records:

  title={Efficient ancestry and mutation simulation with msprime 1.0},
  author = {Baumdicker, Franz and Bisschop, Gertjan and Goldstein, Daniel
    and Gower, Graham and Ragsdale, Aaron P and Tsambos, Georgia and Zhu, Sha
    and Eldon, Bjarki and Ellerman, E Castedo and Galloway, Jared G
    and Gladstein, Ariella L and Gorjanc, Gregor and Guo, Bing
    and Jeffery, Ben and Kretzschumar, Warren W and Lohse, Konrad
    and Matschiner, Michael and Nelson, Dominic and Pope, Nathaniel S
    and Quinto-Cortés, Consuelo D and Rodrigues, Murillo F
    and Saunack, Kumar and Sellinger, Thibaut and Thornton, Kevin
    and van Kemenade, Hugo and Wohns, Anthony W and Wong, Yan
    and Gravel, Simon and Kern, Andrew D and Koskela, Jere
    and Ralph, Peter L and Kelleher, Jerome},
  publisher={Oxford University Press}

  title={Efficient coalescent simulation and genealogical analysis for large sample sizes},
  author={Kelleher, Jerome and Etheridge, Alison M and McVean, Gilean},
  journal={PLoS computational biology},
  publisher={Public Library of Science}

  title={Accounting for long-range correlations in genome-wide simulations of large cohorts},
  author={Nelson, Dominic and Kelleher, Jerome and Ragsdale, Aaron P and
    Moreau, Claudia and McVean, Gil and Gravel, Simon},
  journal={PLoS genetics},
  publisher={Public Library of Science}