Glossary of terms used in Phylogeny Reconstruction.
This objective function attempts to find the tree that minimises the discrepancy
between the observed distances between a pair of taxa (based on branch
lengths of the tree) and the expected distances from a distance matrix.
LogDet A distance matrix
method, simultaneously invented by Mike Steel and James Lake. This method
is particularly adept at reconstructing relationships among sequences that
have evolved by a non-homogenous (in relation to base composition) process.
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