# Source code for spynnaker8.models.populations.population

```
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from spynnaker.pyNN.models.populations import Population as _BaseClass
from spynnaker.pyNN.utilities.utility_calls import moved_in_v6
[docs]class Population(_BaseClass):
""" PyNN 0.9 population object.
.. deprecated:: 6.0
Use
:py:class:`spynnaker.pyNN.models.populations.Population` instead.
"""
def __init__(
self, size, cellclass, cellparams=None, structure=None,
initial_values=None, label=None, constraints=None,
additional_parameters=None):
"""
:param int size: The number of neurons in the population
:param cellclass: The implementation of the individual neurons.
:type cellclass: type or AbstractPyNNModel
:param cellparams: Parameters to pass to ``cellclass`` if it
is a class to instantiate. Must be ``None`` if ``cellclass`` is an
instantiated object.
:type cellparams: dict(str,object) or None
:param ~pyNN.space.BaseStructure structure:
:param dict(str,float) initial_values:
Initial values of state variables
:param str label: A label for the population
:param list(~pacman.model.constraints.AbstractConstraint) constraints:
Any constraints on how the population is deployed to SpiNNaker.
:param additional_parameters:
Additional parameters to pass to the vertex creation function.
:type additional_parameters: dict(str, ...)
"""
# pylint: disable=too-many-arguments
moved_in_v6("spynnaker8.models.populations.Population",
"spynnaker.pyNN.models.populations.Population")
super(Population, self).__init__(
size, cellclass, cellparams, structure, initial_values, label,
constraints, additional_parameters)
```