"not"-lonely Dan Janzen

Richard Pyle deepreef at BISHOPMUSEUM.ORG
Fri Mar 26 11:39:57 CST 2004

Ken Kinman wrote:

>      I largely agree with what you have said.  But although I
> have previously expressed my own reservations about present
> algorithms, the huge variety of sequences in whole genomes (not
> to mention the order in which those sequences are arranged) will
> probably be informative enough to overwhelm algorithm
> deficiencies in groups like Diptera (where morphologists have
> already made great progress).

Maybe you're right; in which case I have even more reason for optimism.  But
for now, I'll maintain a high level of caution with my optimism -- because I
don't think we're even yet at the satge where we understand the scope of the
problems yet to be solved.


Richard L. Pyle, PhD
Ichthyology, Bishop Museum
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