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When is one estimate of evolutionary relationships a refinement of another?

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Abstract

A new way to view a certain type of taxonomic character is presented and several fundamental results are rederived using this approach.

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Estabrook, G.F., McMorris, F.R. When is one estimate of evolutionary relationships a refinement of another?. J. Math. Biology 10, 367–373 (1980) doi:10.1007/BF00276095

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Key words

  • Taxonomic character
  • Compatibility
  • Tree of subsets