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Issue No. 02 - March/April (2011 vol. 8)
ISSN: 1545-5963
pp: 410-427
Francesc Rosselló , University of the Balearic Islands, Palma de Mallorca
Gabriel Valiente , Technical University of Catalonia, Barcelona
Mercè Llabrés , University of the Balearic Islands, Palma de Mallorca
Gabriel Cardona , University of the Balearic Islands, Palma de Mallorca
ABSTRACT
Galled trees, directed acyclic graphs that model evolutionary histories with isolated hybridization events, have become very popular due to both their biological significance and the existence of polynomial-time algorithms for their reconstruction. In this paper, we establish to which extent several distance measures for the comparison of evolutionary networks are metrics for galled trees, and hence, when they can be safely used to evaluate galled tree reconstruction methods.
INDEX TERMS
Biology and genetics, graph algorithms, network problems.
CITATION
Francesc Rosselló, Gabriel Valiente, Mercè Llabrés, Gabriel Cardona, "Comparison of Galled Trees", IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, vol. 8, no. , pp. 410-427, March/April 2011, doi:10.1109/TCBB.2010.60
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