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By Joseph Felsenstein

Phylogenies (evolutionary timber) are uncomplicated to considering and examining changes among species. Statistical, computational, and algorithmic paintings on them has been ongoing for 4 many years, with nice advances in figuring out. but no booklet has summarized this paintings beforehand. Inferring Phylogenies explains in actual fact the assumptions and common sense of constructing inferences approximately phylogenies, and utilizing them to make inferences approximately evolutionary procedures. it truly is a necessary textual content and reference for an individual who desires to know how phylogenies are reconstructed and the way they're used.

As phylogenies are inferred with different types of facts, this booklet concentrates on a few of the valuable ones: discretely coded characters, molecular sequences, gene frequencies, and quantitative characteristics. additionally lined are limit websites, RAPDs, and microsatellites.

Inferring Phylogenies is meant for graduate-level classes, assuming a few wisdom of facts, arithmetic (calculus and basic matrix algebra), molecular sequences, and quantitative genetics.

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