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Title Parsimony, phylogeny, and genomics / edited by Victor A. Albert.

Publication Info. Oxford, OX ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005.

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Description 1 online resource (ix, 229 pages) : illustrations.
Series Bioscience Oxford
Bioscience Oxford.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-217) and index.
Contents Parsimony and phylogenetics in the genomic age / Victor A. Albert -- What is the rationale for 'Ockham's razor' (a.k.a. parsimony) in phylogenetic inference? / Arnold G. Kluge -- Parsimony and its presuppositions / Elliott Sober -- The logic of the data matrix in phylogenetic analysis / Brent D. Mishler -- Alignment, dynamic homology, and optimization / Ward C. Wheeler -- Parsimony and the problem of inapplicables in sequence data / Jan E. De Laet -- The limits of conventional cladistic analysis / Jerrold I. Davis, Kevic C. Nixon and Damon P. Little -- Parsimony and Bayesian phylogenetics / Pablo A. Goloboff and Diego Pol -- Maximum parsimony and the phylogenetic information in multistate characters / Mike Steel and David Penny -- Using phylogeny to understand genomic evolution / David A. Liberles -- Dollo parsimony and the reconstruction of genome evolution / Igor B. Rogozin [and others].
Summary "This book examines the potential that parsimony analysis (cladistics) summarization method has for both structural and functional comparative genomic research"--Provided by publisher.
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Cladistic analysis.
Models, Genetic.
Likelihood Functions.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Albert, Victor A. (Victor Anthony), 1964- editor.
Other Form: Print version: Parsimony, phylogeny, and genomics. Oxford, OX ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005 0198564937 (DLC) 2004026054 (OCoLC)56904569
ISBN 1423757084 (electronic bk.)
9781423757085 (electronic bk.)
0198564937 (alk. paper)
9780198564935 (alk. paper)
9780199297306 (pbk.)
0199297304 (pbk.)