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Phylogenetic Comparative Methods

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Luke J. Harmon

Pub Date: 2019

ISBN 13: 9781719584463

Publisher: Independent

Language: English

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Reviewed by Erin Tripp, Assistant Professor (EBIO) & Curator (Museum of Natural History), CU Boulder on 7/1/19

This wonderful and timely text is extremely comprehensive, at least at the macroevolutionary scale (less attention given to population-level processes even though some of these overlap with research inquiry at the macroevolutionary level, such as... read more

 

Table of Contents

  • Chapter 1 - A Macroevolutionary Research Program
  • Chapter 2 - Fitting Statistical Models to Data
  • Chapter 3 - Introduction to Brownian Motion
  • Chapter 4 - Fitting Brownian Motion
  • Chapter 5 - Multivariate Brownian Motion
  • Chapter 6 - Beyond Brownian Motion
  • Chapter 7 - Models of discrete character evolution
  • Chapter 8 - Fitting models of discrete character evolution
  • Chapter 9 - Beyond the Mk model
  • Chapter 10 - Introduction to birth-death models
  • Chapter 11 - Fitting birth-death models
  • Chapter 12 - Beyond birth-death models
  • Chapter 13 - Characters and diversification rates
  • Chapter 14 - Summary

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