[Taxacom] Parsimony, Neighbor Joining, and Bayesian Analysis

Susan B. Farmer sfarmer at goldsword.com
Thu Jun 8 08:26:57 CDT 2006

I'm probably missing something, but ...

I know that Parsimony as a "simulation/analysis" technique isn't
perfect, and that Bayesian is supposed to be a big improvement.  Why
then do you base your model selection for Bayesian Analysis on how well
ones data fit a Neigbor Joining tree?

Susan Farmer
sfarmer at goldsword.com
University of Tennessee
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

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