A program written in C that can perform genomic scans for recent selective sweeps selection while controlling for background selection and mutation rate variation.

Please cite the following manuscript if using this software:
M DeGiorgio, CD Huber, MH Hubisz, I Hellmann, R Nielsen (2016) SweepFinder2: increased sensitivity, robustness, and flexibility. Bioinformatics 32:1895-1897.

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On a UNIX system, extract the compressed files using the command
tar -xzvf SF2.tar.gz
Change directory to SF2 using a command such as
cd SF2
Compile SweepFinder2 with the command
The SweepFinder2 executable will be located in the SF2 directory

Software history
May 27, 2015 - Uploaded version 1.0 of the software and manual
October 6, 2015 - Updated software and manual
December 15, 2015 - Fixed bug that caused instability in calculation next to test site
July 29, 2016 - Updated manual, stating condition on T and N1 when using B-values
September 16, 2016 - Fixed bug that caused program to halt due to a numerical precision issue