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Author Yang, Ziheng.

Title Computational molecular evolution / Ziheng Yang
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 357 pages) : illustrations
Series Oxford series in ecology and evolution
Oxford series in ecology and evolution.
Contents Contents; PART I: MODELLING MOLECULAR EVOLUTION; 1 Models of nucleotide substitution; 2 Models of amino acid and codon substitution; PART II: PHYLOGENY RECONSTRUCTION; 3 Phylogeny reconstruction: overview; 4 Maximum likelihood methods; 5 Bayesian methods; 6 Comparison of methods and tests on trees; PART III: ADVANCED TOPICS; 7 Molecular clock and estimation of species divergence times; 8 Neutral and adaptive protein evolution; 9 Simulating molecular evolution; 10 Perspectives; Appendices; A: Functions of random variables; B: The delta technique; C: Phylogenetics software; References; Index; A
Bc; d; e; f; g; h; i; j; k; l; m; n; o; p; q; r; s; t; u; w; y
Summary Covering the modern statistical and computational methods used in molecular evolutionary analysis, such as maximum likelihood and Bayesian statistics, this book is useful for students and professional researchers in the fields of molecular phylogenetics, population genetics, mathematics, statistics and computer science
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 319-352) and index
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Subject Molecular evolution -- Data processing.
Molecular evolution -- Mathematical models.
Evolution, Molecular.
Models, Biological.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2007271492
ISBN 0191513768 (electronic bk.)
1429459514 (electronic bk.)
9780191513763 (electronic bk.)
9781429459518 (electronic bk.)