Goldilocks is a program which has been built in python. The package provides numerous functionalities like recognizing shifts in variation, summary of statistics and finding location of outlier regions. It can also search for interesting regions from one ar more genomes.

     The software has been developed by Nicholls et al (2016) and is available at the following website The documentation can also be obtained from


Nicholls S.M., Clare Amanda, Randall J.C. (2016) Goldilocks: A tool for identifying genomic regions that are "Just right"

Bioinformatics 32(13) 2047-2049.