WOMBAT is available only on a help-yourself basis, via downloading from http://didgeridoo.une.edu.au/km/wombat.php
Material available comprises the compiled program (‘executable’), together with these User Notes and a suite of worked examples.
WOMBAT has been developed under and is meant for a Linux operating system. Highly optimised executables are available for this environment that are suitable for large analyses.
In addition, a Windows versions are provided – best to be run in a CMD window.
WOMBAT is available to the scientific community free of charge. Users are required, however, to credit its use in any publications.
Suggested (preferred) form of citation:
Meyer, K. (2007). WOMBAT – A tool for mixed model analyses in quantitative genetics by REML, J. Zhejiang Uni. SCIENCE B 8: 815–821. [doi:10.1631/jzus.2007.B0815]
Meyer, K. (2006). WOMBAT – Digging deep for quantitative genetic analyses by restricted maximum likelihood. Proc. 8th World Congr. Genet. Appl. Livest. Prod., Communication No. 27–14.
Meyer, K. (2006). WOMBAT – A program for mixed model analyses
by restricted maximum likelihood. User notes.
Animal Genetics and Breeding Unit, Armidale, pp.
All material is provided on an ‘as is’ basis. There is no user support service, i.e. this manual is the only help available !
Use of WOMBAT is entirely at your own risk !