Reading Evolutionary Biology Group



BayesPhylogenies is a general package for inferring phylogenetic trees using Bayesian Markov Chain Monte Carlo (MCMC) or Metropolis-coupled Markov chain Monte Carlo (MCMCMC) methods.
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BayesTraits is the implementation of Discrete, MultiState and Continuous.
It also includes method for analysing comparative data in a Bayesian framework formerly BayesMultiState and BayesDiscrete
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BayesTrees is a program designed to display, analyse and manipulate samples of trees, in particular Bayesian samples.
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Test for Punctuational Evolution and the Node-Density Artifact.

A web interface for submitting trees to test for the node density artefact. Implementing the method descried in Webster, A. J., R. J. Payne, and M. Pagel. 2003. Molecular phylogenies link rates of evolution and speciation. Science 301:478. and Venditti, C., Meade, A., Pagel, M. 2006. Detecting the node-density artifact in phylogeny reconstruction. Systematic Biology 55: 637-643
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