16. Phylogenetics: Parsimony, Networks, and Distance Methods

  1. D. J. Balding2,
  2. M. Bishop3 and
  3. C. Cannings4
  1. D. Penny,
  2. M. D. Hendy and
  3. B. R. Holland

Published Online: 9 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470061619.ch16

Handbook of Statistical Genetics, Third Edition

Handbook of Statistical Genetics, Third Edition

How to Cite

Penny, D., Hendy, M. D. and Holland, B. R. (2007) Phylogenetics: Parsimony, Networks, and Distance Methods, in Handbook of Statistical Genetics, Third Edition (eds D. J. Balding, M. Bishop and C. Cannings), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470061619.ch16

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London, UK

  2. 3

    CNR-ITB, Milan, Italy

  3. 4

    Division of Genomic Medicine, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK

Author Information

  1. Allan Wilson Center for Molecular Ecology and Evolution, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 24 AUG 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470058305

Online ISBN: 9780470061619

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Keywords:

  • interspersed nuclear elements;
  • character state matrix;
  • covariance matrix for splits;
  • neighbor-joining and tree-building algorithms;
  • maximum parsimony;
  • Hadamard conjugation;
  • discrete-Fourier process;
  • predicted generalised distances;
  • probability of substitution;
  • maximum average likelihood

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • DATA

  • Theoretical Background

  • Methods for Inferring Evolutionary Trees

  • Phylogenetic Networks

  • Search Strategies

  • Overview and Conclusions

  • References