Christopher Fields > BioPerl-1.6.921 > Bio::PopGen::Population

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NAME ^

Bio::PopGen::Population - A population of individuals

SYNOPSIS ^

  use Bio::PopGen::Population;
  use Bio::PopGen::Individual;
  my $population = Bio::PopGen::Population->new();
  my $ind = Bio::PopGen::Individual->new(-unique_id => 'id');
  $population->add_Individual($ind);

  for my $ind ( $population->get_Individuals ) {
    # iterate through the individuals
  }

  for my $name ( $population->get_marker_names ) {
    my $marker = $population->get_Marker($name);
  }

  my $num_inds = $population->get_number_individuals;

  my $homozygote_f   = $population->get_Frequency_Homozygotes;
  my $heterozygote_f = $population->get_Frequency_Heterozygotes;

  # make a population haploid by making fake chromosomes through
  # haplotypes -- ala allele 1 is on chrom 1 and allele 2 is on chrom 2 
  # the number of individuals created will thus be 2 x number in
  # population
  my $happop = $population->haploid_population;

DESCRIPTION ^

This is a collection of individuals. We'll have ways of generating Bio::PopGen::MarkerI objects out so we can calculate allele_frequencies for implementing the various statistical tests.

FEEDBACK ^

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User feedback is an integral part of the evolution of this and other Bioperl modules. Send your comments and suggestions preferably to the Bioperl mailing list. Your participation is much appreciated.

  bioperl-l@bioperl.org                  - General discussion
  http://bioperl.org/wiki/Mailing_lists  - About the mailing lists

Support

Please direct usage questions or support issues to the mailing list:

bioperl-l@bioperl.org

rather than to the module maintainer directly. Many experienced and reponsive experts will be able look at the problem and quickly address it. Please include a thorough description of the problem with code and data examples if at all possible.

Reporting Bugs

Report bugs to the Bioperl bug tracking system to help us keep track of the bugs and their resolution. Bug reports can be submitted via email or the web:

  https://redmine.open-bio.org/projects/bioperl/

AUTHOR - Jason Stajich ^

Email jason-at-bioperl.org

CONTRIBUTORS ^

Matthew Hahn, matthew.hahn-at-duke.edu

APPENDIX ^

The rest of the documentation details each of the object methods. Internal methods are usually preceded with a _

new

 Title   : new
 Usage   : my $obj = Bio::PopGen::Population->new();
 Function: Builds a new Bio::PopGen::Population object 
 Returns : an instance of Bio::PopGen::Population
 Args    : -individuals => array ref of individuals (optional)
           -name        => population name (optional)
           -source      => a source tag (optional)
           -description => a short description string of the population (optional)

name

 Title   : name
 Usage   : my $name = $pop->name
 Function: Get the population name
 Returns : string representing population name
 Args    : [optional] string representing population name

description

 Title   : description
 Usage   : my $description = $pop->description
 Function: Get the population description
 Returns : string representing population description
 Args    : [optional] string representing population description

source

 Title   : source
 Usage   : my $source = $pop->source
 Function: Get the population source
 Returns : string representing population source
 Args    : [optional] string representing population source

annotation

 Title   : annotation
 Usage   : my $annotation_collection = $pop->annotation;
 Function: Get/set a Bio::AnnotationCollectionI for this population
 Returns : Bio::AnnotationCollectionI object
 Args    : [optional set] Bio::AnnotationCollectionI object

set_Allele_Frequency

 Title   : set_Allele_Frequency
 Usage   : $population->set_Allele_Frequency('marker' => { 'allele1' => 0.1});
 Function: Sets an allele frequency for a Marker for this Population
           This allows the Population to not have individual individual
           genotypes but rather a set of overall allele frequencies
 Returns : Count of the number of markers
 Args    : -name      => (string) marker name
           -allele    => (string) allele name
           -frequency => (double) allele frequency - must be between 0 and 1
           OR
           -frequencies => { 'marker1' => { 'allele1' => 0.01,
                                            'allele2' => 0.99},
                             'marker2' => ...
                            }

add_Individual

 Title   : add_Individual
 Usage   : $population->add_Individual(@individuals);
 Function: Add individuals to a population
 Returns : count of the current number in the object 
 Args    : Array of Individuals

remove_Individuals

 Title   : remove_Individuals
 Usage   : $population->remove_Individuals(@ids);
 Function: Remove individual(s) to a population
 Returns : count of the current number in the object 
 Args    : Array of ids

get_Individuals

 Title   : get_Individuals
 Usage   : my @inds = $pop->get_Individuals();
 Function: Return the individuals, alternatively restrict by a criteria
 Returns : Array of Bio::PopGen::IndividualI objects
 Args    : none if want all the individuals OR,
           -unique_id => To get an individual with a specific id
           -marker    => To only get individuals which have a genotype specific
                        for a specific marker name

get_Genotypes

 Title   : get_Genotypes
 Usage   : my @genotypes = $pop->get_Genotypes(-marker => $name)
 Function: Get the genotypes for all the individuals for a specific
           marker name
 Returns : Array of Bio::PopGen::GenotypeI objects
 Args    : -marker => name of the marker

get_marker_names

 Title   : get_marker_names
 Usage   : my @names = $pop->get_marker_names;
 Function: Get the names of the markers
 Returns : Array of strings
 Args    : [optional] boolean flag to ignore internal cache status

get_Marker

 Title   : get_Marker
 Usage   : my $marker = $population->get_Marker($name)
 Function: Get a Bio::PopGen::Marker object based on this population
 Returns : Bio::PopGen::MarkerI object
 Args    : name of the marker

get_number_individuals

 Title   : get_number_individuals
 Usage   : my $count = $pop->get_number_individuals;
 Function: Get the count of the number of individuals
 Returns : integer >= 0
 Args    : none

set_number_individuals

 Title   : set_number_individuals
    Usage   : $pop->set_number_individuals($num);
 Function: Fixes the number of individuals, call this with
           0 to unset.
           Only use this if you know what you are doing,
           this is only relavent when you are just adding
           allele frequency data for a population and want to
           calculate something like theta
 Returns : none
 Args    : individual count, calling it with undef or 0
            will reset the value to return a number
            calculated from the number of individuals
            stored for this population.

get_Frequency_Homozygotes

 Title   : get_Frequency_Homozygotes
 Usage   : my $freq = $pop->get_Frequency_Homozygotes;
 Function: Calculate the frequency of homozygotes in the population
 Returns : fraction between 0 and 1
 Args    : $markername

get_Frequency_Heterozygotes

 Title   : get_Frequency_Heterozygotes
 Usage   : my $freq = $pop->get_Frequency_Homozygotes;
 Function: Calculate the frequency of homozygotes in the population
 Returns : fraction between 0 and 1
 Args    : $markername

haploid_population

 Title   : haploid_population
 Usage   : my $pop = $population->haploid_population;
 Function: Make a new population where all the individuals
           are haploid - effectively an individual out of each
           chromosome an individual has.  
 Returns : L<Bio::PopGen::PopulationI>
 Args    : None
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