Quartet: Comparison of Phylogenetic Trees Using Quartet and Bipartition Measures

Calculates the number of four-taxon subtrees consistent with a pair of cladograms, calculating the symmetric quartet distance of Bandelt & Dress (1986), Reconstructing the shape of a tree from observed dissimilarity data, Advances in Applied Mathematics, 7, 309-343 <doi:10.1016/0196-8858(86)90038-2>, and using the tqDist algorithm of Sand et al. (2014), tqDist: a library for computing the quartet and triplet distances between binary or general trees, Bioinformatics, 30, 2079–2080 <doi:10.1093/bioinformatics/btu157> for pairs of bifurcating trees.

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AuthorMartin R. Smith [aut, cre, cph] (<https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5660-1727>), Andreas Sand [ant], Gerth Stølting Brodal [ant], Rolf Fagerberg [ant], Thomas Mailund [ant], Christian N. S. Pedersen [ant], Jens Johansen [ant], Morten K. Holt [ant]
MaintainerMartin R. Smith <[email protected]>
LicenseGPL (>= 2)
Version1.0.2
URL https://github.com/ms609/Quartet
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install.packages("Quartet")

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