An approximately unbiased test of phylogenetic tree selection.

@article{Shimodaira2002AnAU,
  title={An approximately unbiased test of phylogenetic tree selection.},
  author={Hidetoshi Shimodaira},
  journal={Systematic biology},
  year={2002},
  volume={51 3},
  pages={
          492-508
        }
}
An approximately unbiased (AU) test that uses a newly devised multiscale bootstrap technique was developed for general hypothesis testing of regions in an attempt to reduce test bias. It was applied to maximum-likelihood tree selection for obtaining the confidence set of trees. The AU test is based on the theory of Efron et al. (Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 93:13429-13434; 1996), but the new method provides higher-order accuracy yet simpler implementation. The AU test, like the Shimodaira… 

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