Evolutionary Simulations

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Evolutionary simulations

Evolutionary simulations on biowiki.org.

Tools for simulating multiple alignments

Movies of sequence evolution on phylogenies

  • Phylo Film has a number of animations visualizing simulation and ancestral-inference algorithms

Educational tools

  • The Broken Telephone Tree is a simulation of the Wikipedia:Telephone_game on a phylogeny, using a dictionary file
    • You are the director of a secret police agency, pitted against an imaginary organization using the nefarious tactic of a phone tree. You decide how much information to share with other secret police agencies in reconstructing the structure of the network...

-- Ian Holmes - 10 Dec 2008