Book ID: 94591
Parsimony, Phylogeny, and Genomics. 2006. illus. 260 p. gr8vo. Hardcover.
Parsimony analysis (cladistics) has long been one of themost widely used methods of phylogenetic inference in thefields of systematic and evolutionary biology. Moreover it has mathematical attributes that lend itself for use withcomplex, genomic-scale data sets. This book demonstratesthe potential that this powerful hierarchical data summarizationmethod also has for both structural and functional comparativegenomic research.