Mau article, again

Richard Zander bryo at COMMTECH.NET
Fri Sep 5 10:11:35 CDT 1997


Okay, I got it wrong again. Try:
http://www.stat.wisc.edu/~newton/papers/abstracts/tr961a.html
which I copied right off the AltaVista header.

Richard Zander wrote:
>
> I quoted the article on maximum likelihood wrong in my recent post.
> Correctly, I hope, it is:
> http://www.stat.wisc.edu/~newton/papers/abstracts/tr96a.html
>
> This is an important paper, being one of the first that uses modern
> methods of max likelihood analysis on large numbers of terminal taxa.
> The posterior probabilities of the 31-taxon cichlid fish study, of which
> the highest is only .11, are given as frequencies in the tables. This
> means in the frequentist sense that the tree of maximum likelihood (of
> explaining the data set) would be expected to be correct in about 1 out
> of 10 occurrences of this same data set in the long run. Assuming all
> the many regularity assumptions are correct....
>
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