A Successive Approximations Approach to Character Weighting

@article{Farris1969ASA,
  title={A Successive Approximations Approach to Character Weighting},
  author={James S Farris},
  journal={Systematic Biology},
  year={1969},
  volume={18},
  pages={374-385}
}
  • J. Farris
  • Published 1 December 1969
  • Biology
  • Systematic Biology
Abstract Fa~ris, J. S. (Dept. Biol. Sci., State Uniu., Stony Brook, New York 11790) 1969. A successive approximations approach to charaaer weighting. Syst. Zool., 18:374385.-Characters that are reliable for cladistic inference are those that are consistent with the true phyletic relationships, that is, those that have little homoplasy. A set of cladistically reliable characters are correlated with each other in a particular non-linear fashion here referred to as hierarchic correlation… 
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