Mean of longest path program

Richard Friedman friedman at
Tue Dec 1 20:07:08 EST 1998


	Does anyone have a program that take an unrooted tree
in Newick format and root it by taking the root to be the middle of the
longest path. An example of a tree in Newick format is:

((A:length A, B:length B): length node of A & B, C: length C); 

Thanks and best wishes,

Richard Friedman, PhD
Associate Research Scientist
Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center Computer
and Informatics Resource Center
Box 95, Room 130BB or P&S 1-420C
Columbia University
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New York, NY 10032
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