Spectrum - a program for finding bipartitions in phylogenetic data

Roderic D M Page dpage at udcf.gla.ac.uk
Fri Dec 1 05:13:05 EST 1995


Spectrum is an Apple Macintosh program for finding bipartition spectra
from phylogenetic
molecular and distance data, according to the method of Hendy et al.
(1994),
for moderately sized data sets (up to 18 taxa).  The program also
implements a
branch-and-bound search for the "closest tree" - that is, the tree whose
expected spectrum is closest to the spectrum derived from the observed
data.
It is free, and is now available from the Glasgow Taxonomy WWW site:

http://taxonomy.zoology.gla.ac.uk/mike/spectrum/spectrum.html

If you use the program please register it my sending me an email message,
 and do let me know if there are any problems you have with it.


Mike Charleston
mcharles at udcf.gla.ac.uk



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