Phylogeny with a multiprosessor?

Andrew Rambaut andrew.rambaut at zoo.ox.ac.uk
Tue Oct 19 11:06:15 EST 1999


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In article <380C61FC.4A02E3B4 at alize.ulb.ac.be>, Loytynoja Ari
<apl at alize.ulb.ac.be> wrote:

> very soon we'll have a fully operational Linux-Pentium-cluster, and I
> just got the idea to run some phylogeny searches on it. I wonder if the
> full capacity of a multiprosessor computer can be used by common
> phylogeny programs.
> 
There is a program called fastDNAml that has support for
the P4? message passing library in it. Also I seem
to remember a multiprocessor parsimony program written
by someone in Edinburgh. Try looking at:

http://evolution.genetics.washington.edu/phylip/software.html

Andrew




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