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Drummond, Alexei J., Bouckaert, Remco R. - Bayesian Evolutionary Analysis with BEAST - 9781107019652 - V9781107019652
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Bayesian Evolutionary Analysis with BEAST

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Description for Bayesian Evolutionary Analysis with BEAST Hardcover. Covers theory, practice and programming in Bayesian phylogenetics with BEAST. The why, how and what of BEAST 2. Num Pages: 260 pages, 21 b/w illus. 70 colour illus. 9 tables. BIC Classification: PSAJ; PSAK1; UFM. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 258 x 182 x 17. Weight in Grams: 680.
What are the models used in phylogenetic analysis and what exactly is involved in Bayesian evolutionary analysis using Markov chain Monte Carlo (MCMC) methods? How can you choose and apply these models, which parameterisations and priors make sense, and how can you diagnose Bayesian MCMC when things go wrong? These are just a few of the questions answered in this comprehensive overview of Bayesian approaches to phylogenetics. This practical guide: * Addresses the theoretical aspects of the field * Advises on how to prepare and perform phylogenetic analysis * Helps with interpreting analyses and visualisation of phylogenies * Describes ... Read more

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About Drummond, Alexei J., Bouckaert, Remco R.
Alexei J. Drummond is Professor of Computational Biology and Principal Investigator at the Allan Wilson Centre of Molecular Ecology and Evolution at the University of Auckland, New Zealand. He is the lead author of the BEAST software package and has gained a reputation in the field as one of the most knowledgeable experts for Bayesian evolutionary analyses. Remco R. Bouckaert ... Read more

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'Want to construct a phylogeny, add in calibrated time points or work out the past history of an epidemic? The open source package BEAST has established itself as the industry standard for all this and more. This definitive book, explaining what is under the hood, how the user can customize extensions and, most critically, a simple 'how to' users guide, ... Read more

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