Constructing the Simplest Possible Phylogenetic Network from Triplets

@article{Iersel2009ConstructingTS,
  title={Constructing the Simplest Possible Phylogenetic Network from Triplets},
  author={Leo van Iersel and Steven M. Kelk},
  journal={Algorithmica},
  year={2009},
  volume={60},
  pages={207-235}
}
A phylogenetic network is a directed acyclic graph that visualizes an evolutionary history containing so-called reticulations such as recombinations, hybridizations or lateral gene transfers. Here we consider the construction of a simplest possible phylogenetic network consistent with an input set T, where T contains at least one phylogenetic tree on three leaves (a triplet) for each combination of three taxa. To quantify the complexity of a network we consider both the total number of… 
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