Phylogenetic Analysis of Morphological Data: Two Volume Set (Other)

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Description


This two-volume book is an up-to-date revision of methods and principles of phylogenetic analysis of morphological data. It is also a general guide for using the computer program TNT in the analysis of such data. The book covers the main aspects of phylogenetic analysis, and general methods to compare classifications derived from molecules and morphology. Practical application of all principles discussed is illustrated by reference to TNT, a freely available software package that can perform all the steps needed in a phylogenetic analysis.

Key Features

Provides in depth discussion of the connections between hypotheses of homology and the parsimony criterion

Helps understand the basis for designing different aspects of a morphological study, from hints on delimiting the problem and data collecting, to character definitions and analysis

Discusses the applicability of statistical models coopted from sequence analysis to the analysis of morphological data

Gives detailed descriptions of the principles behind algorithms for evaluating and searching phylogenetic trees

Presents extensive information on commands and options of the TNT computer program


Product Details
ISBN: 9781032287720
ISBN-10: 1032287721
Publisher: CRC Press
Publication Date: July 22nd, 2022
Language: English