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Published: 15 May 2014

512 Pages


ISBN: 9780199602605

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Molecular Evolution

A Statistical Approach

Ziheng Yang

  • Presents and explains the statistical methods and computational algorithms developed in molecular evolution, phylogenetics and phylogeography for the comparative analysis of genetic sequence data
  • Clear explanations of complex statistical models and principles, using examples of real data analysis and numerical calculations to illustrate the theory
  • Web-based support material includes example data sets, C and R programs that implement computational algorithms discussed in the book, and a primer on probably and statistics
  • Ideal graduate seminar course material with working problems at the end of each chapter

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