Birth-death prior on phylogeny and speed dating

  title={Birth-death prior on phylogeny and speed dating},
  author={{\"O}rjan {\AA}kerborg and Bengt Sennblad and Jens Lagergren},
  booktitle={BMC Evolutionary Biology},
In recent years there has been a trend of leaving the strict molecular clock in order to infer dating of speciations and other evolutionary events. Explicit modeling of substitution rates and divergence times makes formulation of informative prior distributions for branch lengths possible. Models with birth-death priors on tree branching and auto-correlated… CONTINUE READING
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