Newick tree format read/write routines

Joe Felsenstein joe at evolution.genetics.washington.edu
Thu Jul 20 18:12:25 EST 1995

In article <3um580$9b8 at mordred.gatech.edu>,
William S. Hayes <william at amber.gatech.edu> wrote:
>In case someone else has already figured this out, further if someone 
>has put together a program to determine the distance between two
>organisms using the newick format or some other format, I would very
>much appreciate being pointed towards it. 

It sounds like you want to read in two trees and then take one
species and ask how far it has moved from the one tree to the other.
That is not a well-defined question if other species may have moved too.

Is that the question you wanted to answer?

Joe Felsenstein         joe at genetics.washington.edu     (IP No.
 Dept. of Genetics, Univ. of Washington, Box 357360, Seattle, WA 98195-7360

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