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Ziheng Yang - Molecular Evolution: A Statistical Approach - 9780199602612 - V9780199602612
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Molecular Evolution: A Statistical Approach

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Description for Molecular Evolution: A Statistical Approach Paperback. The book focuses on molecular evolution and phylogenetics, dealing with the statistical methods of data analysis implemented in commonly-used computer software. Num Pages: 512 pages, black & white tables, figures. BIC Classification: PBT; PSAJ; PSD; UFM. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 192 x 248 x 28. Weight in Grams: 988.
Studies of evolution at the molecular level have experienced phenomenal growth in the last few decades, due to rapid accumulation of genetic sequence data, improved computer hardware and software, and the development of sophisticated analytical methods. The flood of genomic data has generated an acute need for powerful statistical methods and efficient computational algorithms to enable their effective analysis and interpretation. Molecular Evolution: a statistical approach presents and explains modern statistical methods and computational algorithms for the comparative analysis of genetic sequence data in the fields of molecular evolution, molecular phylogenetics, statistical phylogeography, and comparative genomics. Written ... Read more

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About Ziheng Yang
Ziheng Yang is currently RA Fisher Professor of Statistical Genetics in University College London. He obtained a Ph. D in agronomy in Beijing Agricultural University in 1992. Since then he held a few postdoctoral researcher positions in the UK and US. He joined UCL in 1997, first as a lecturer, then reader and professor. He teaches ... Read more

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I think Molecular Evolution: A Statistical Approach would also work very well as a text for a graduate level course in statistical phylogenetics ... The exercises at the end of each chapterwould be useful for academics anting to use the book as a course textquestions cover an interesting range of problems that would get the class both thinking and programming. ... Read more

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