Program for tree comparison

Xuhua Xia xxia1 at
Fri Apr 14 09:51:27 EST 1995

James Foster (foster at wrote:

: A much harder problem is this: given a fixed tree T and a collection of
: trees C, find the tree in C which is "most similar" to T.  In your case,
: how do you know that one of the trees in your Phylip collection IS the
: one you're interested in? 

The program COMPONENT by Rod Page is useful in this respect, at least
for heuristic purposes.


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