phylogenetic tree algorithms

mrh scott at
Thu May 27 08:47:35 EST 1993

All methods have their weaknesses and strengths- there is no one
perfect method. None will give you a (large) tree with branches and
lengths that have a 100% probability of being correct.

Nei's book "Molecular Evolutionary Genetics" has a nice discussion
on the appropriate use of various methods.

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