Bulletin of Mathematical Biology

, Volume 78, Issue 1, pp 132–137 | Cite as

Phylogenetic Networks with Every Embedded Phylogenetic Tree a Base Tree

  • Charles SempleEmail author
Original Article


We show that the class of tree-child networks is precisely the class of tree-based networks with the property that every embedded phylogenetic tree is a base tree.


Tree-child networks Tree-based networks Phylogenetic networks 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Mathematics and StatisticsUniversity of CanterburyChristchurchNew Zealand

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