Mixed model ML analyses

John Harshman harshman.diespamdie at sjm.infi.net
Sat Dec 30 17:36:49 EST 2000

In article <91r6td$k9j$1 at mercury.hgmp.mrc.ac.uk>, Mark Dowton
<mdowton at uow.edu.au> wrote:

> Is it possible yet to do ML analyses (i.e. heuristic or global searches)
> of multi-partition datasets, in which different models are specified for
> each partition (so-called mixed-model analyses)?  As far as I can tell,
> this isn't possible with PAUP 4*, but perhaps someone has written
> something specifically for this purpose.

It's impossible with PAUP as currently available. There is such a
capability under development for a future release of PAUP, and I suspect
it may even be incorporated into the final (i.e. non-beta) version of PAUP

Caveat: Don't take what I say as representing Dave Swofford's actual intentions.


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