Weights

Mark Garland MAGarland at AOL.COM
Tue Mar 4 19:12:14 CST 1997


In a message dated 97-03-04 18:26:04 EST, tdib at UMICH.EDU (Tom DiBenedetto)
writes:

> Can
> >you please outline your justification of equal weighting as a default
weighting
> >scheme that makes fewer assumptions about past processes than does any
> >other weighting scheme?
>
>  No, because past processes are simply not a relevant consideration.

Aren't you trying to reconstruct phylogeny here??  Or did I miss something?

Mark A. Garland
Office of Environmental Services
Florida Department of Environmental Protection
3900 Commonwealth Blvd., M.S. 140
Tallahassee, FL 32399-3000
garland_m at ngw.dep.state.fl.us
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