Links between maximum likelihood and maximum parsimony under a simple model of site substitution

@article{Tuffley1997LinksBM,
  title={Links between maximum likelihood and maximum parsimony under a simple model of site substitution},
  author={Christopher P. Tuffley and Mike A. Steel},
  journal={Bulletin of Mathematical Biology},
  year={1997},
  volume={59},
  pages={581-607}
}
Stochastic models of nucleotide substitution are playing an increasingly important role in phylogenetic reconstruction through such methods as maximum likelihood. Here, we examine the behaviour of a simple substitution model, and establish some links between the methods of maximum parsimony and maximum likelihood under this model. 
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