castor: Efficient Phylogenetics on Large Trees
Version 1.3.2

Efficient tree manipulations for large phylogenies, including pruning, rerooting, calculation of most-recent common ancestors, calculating distances from the tree root and calculating pairwise distances. Calculation of phylogenetic signal and mean trait depth (trait conservatism). Ancestral state reconstruction and hidden character prediction of discrete characters, using maximum likelihood and maximum parsimony methods. Simulating and fitting models of trait evolution, and generating random trees using birth-death models. Citation: Louca, Stilianos and Doebeli, Michael (2017) .

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AuthorStilianos Louca
Date of publication2018-01-20 22:03:01 UTC
MaintainerStilianos Louca <[email protected]>
LicenseGPL (>= 2)
Version1.3.2
Package repositoryView on CRAN
Installation Install the latest version of this package by entering the following in R:
install.packages("castor")

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