Encyclopedia of Algorithms

Editors: Ming-Yang Kao

Phylogenetic Tree Construction from a Distance Matrix

1989; Hein
  • Jesper Jansson
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-0-387-30162-4_292

Keywords and Synonyms

Phylogenetic tree construction from a dissimilarity matrix            

Problem Definition

Let n be a positive integer. A distance matrix of order n (also called a dissimilarity matrix of order n) is a matrix D of size \( { (n \times n) } \)

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Acknowledgments

Supported in part by Kyushu University, JSPS (Japan Society for the Promotion of Science), and INRIA Lille – Nord Europe.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jesper Jansson
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  1. 1.Ochanomizu UniversityTokyoJapan