[Molecular-evolution] TOPD/FMTS: software to compare Phylogenetic trees

ppuigbo from urv.cat via mol-evol%40net.bio.net (by ppuigbo from urv.cat)
Wed May 9 10:22:27 EST 2007

I wish to introduce the TOPD/FMTS software to evaluate similarities and differences between phylogenetic trees. TOPD/FMTS can compare trees with leaf-sets that either completely or partially overlap and can be also used to compare two trees, one or both of which are multigene family trees.
The version 1.0 of TOPD/FMTS implements the following methods to compare phylogenetic trees:
            - Split distance.
            - Nodal distance.
            - Disagree.
            - Taxa in common.
            - Quartets.
- Triplets.
Each option is also complemented with a randomisation analysis to test the null hypothesis that the similarity between two trees is not better than chance expectation.
TOPD/FMTS is freely available at: http://genomes.urv.cat/topd .
For more details see the article Puigbo et al. 2007. Bioinformatics doi: 10.1093/bioinformatics/btm135 .

Pere Puigbò Avalos, PhD Student
Evolutionary Genomics Group,
Biochemistry and Biotechnology Department,
Rovira i Virgily University.
C/Marcel·lí domingo s/n. 43007. Campus Sescelades. Tarragona.

Phone: 0034.977.55.84.86
Web Page: http://genomes.urv.cat
E-mail: ppuigbo from urv.cat
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