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Weights for data related by a tree

Stephen F. Altschul (Author), Raymond J. Carroll (Author), David Lipman (Author), Texas A & M University (Issuing body), United States
How can one characterize a set of data collected from different biological species, or indeed any set of data related by an evolutionary tree? The structure imposed by the tree implies that the data are not independent, and for most applications this should be taken into account. We describe strategies for weighting the data that circumvent some of the problems of dependency
Print Book, English, 1989
Department of Statistics, Texas A & M University, College Station, Texas, 1989