W index value for a single topology.

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Description

This function assigns the weight according to the ramification patterns (see Van-Wright et al., 1981). The input tree is reordered in post order. Returns a vector with weights.

Usage

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Arguments

tree

is a single tree with n terminals, an ape phylo object.

Author(s)

Miranda-Esquivel Daniel R.

Examples

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  library(jrich)
  data(tree)
  plot(tree)
  indexw             <- IndexW(tree)
  newTree            <- tree
  newTree$tip.label  <- indexw
  plot(newTree)