PyRate is a Python program to estimate speciation, extinction, and preservation rates from fossil occurrence data using a Bayesian framework. The method was described by
D Silvestro, J Schnitzler, LH Liow, A Antonelli, and N Salamin in Systematic Biology (http://sysbio.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2014/02/08/sysbio.syu006.abstract).
Please download the most up-to-date code from the "PyRate code" tab on this page or from: https://github.com/dsilvestro/PyRate
An updated manual can be found here: https://github.com/dsilvestro/PyRate/wiki
- Updated Manual and example input files
- Cross platform compatibility (Unix, Mac OS, Windows)
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