Probabilities on Phylogenetic Trees

James Francis Lyons-Weiler weiler at ERS.UNR.EDU
Fri Sep 19 07:55:59 CDT 1997


On boldness and bushes,

If the null hypothesis is a bush, then when we cannot reject that null
(which is bold), it can't be rejected... but it's not confirmed or
corrorborated because it's a null hypothesis.  Unfortunately, the tree(s)
most different from a bush don't translate immediately into decent
estimates just because they are the most different... they also have to be
significantly different (imho).

JLW

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