Chapter 10

Phylogenetic Tree Reconstruction: Geometric Approaches

David Haws*, Terrell L. Hodge and Ruriko Yoshida, *IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY, USA, Department of Mathematics and College of Arts and Sciences Dean’s Office, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, USA, Department of Statistics, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA, dhaws@us.ibm.com

10.1 Introduction

In this section, we give a brief, high-level overview that encompasses the main topics to be covered in this chapter, and the relationships between them. As will be seen, phylogenetic tree reconstruction is a multi-layered process, and covering all aspects of it would take far more than a single chapter. In the next section, we begin in earnest ...

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