Choosing Among Multiple Equally Parsimonious Cladograms

@article{Carpenter1988ChoosingAM,
  title={Choosing Among Multiple Equally Parsimonious Cladograms},
  author={James M. Carpenter},
  journal={Cladistics},
  year={1988},
  volume={4}
}
With the realization that multiple equally parsimonious cladograms might exist for a given data set (Mickevich, 1978), construction of classifications in such instances became a problem. Consensus trees (Adams, 1972; Nelson, 1979), originally developed for producing a “compromise classification” (Adams, 1972) between cladograms produced from dzferenl data sets, is one possible solution. The consensus tree, representing the information on grouping shared by all the competing cladograms, might be… 

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