Byron J. Adams
bjadams at ucdavis.edu
Fri Jun 11 11:42:55 EST 1999
>will you be able to help me?
>I need informations on the following tests :
>Templeton or Willcoxon-Templeton Test
>I would like to know about purpose and scope of these methods, perhaps
>literature and also sources for obtaining corresponding programmes.
>Thanks for bothering,
As I understand it, given a particular data set, Templeton's test asks
whether character changes on one tree are significantly different
(more/less parsimonious explanation of the data) than character changes on
Templeton's test is described in: Templeton, A. 1983. Phylogenetic
inference from restriction endonuclease cleavage site maps with particular
reference to the evolution of humans and the apes. Evolution 37:221-224.
Larson explicitly describes and demonstrates Templeton's test in: Larson,
A. 1994. The comparison of morphological and molecular data in
phylogenetic systematics. In: Molecular Ecology and Evolution: Approaches
and Applications, B Schierwater, B Streit, G. P. Wagner, & R. DeSalle, eds.
Birkhauser Verlag Basel, Switzerland.
Larson describes how to do Templeton's Test using McClade and PAUP, but it
is much more easily implemented in PAUP*.
I'm not familiar with the Griffith test.
Byron J. Adams
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