# Model Selection and Parameter Inference in Phylogenetics Using Nested Sampling

@article{Russel2019ModelSA, title={Model Selection and Parameter Inference in Phylogenetics Using Nested Sampling}, author={Patricio Maturana Russel and Brendon J. Brewer and Steffen Klaere and Remco R. Bouckaert}, journal={Systematic Biology}, year={2019}, volume={68}, pages={219–233} }

&NA; Bayesian inference methods rely on numerical algorithms for both model selection and parameter inference. In general, these algorithms require a high computational effort to yield reliable estimates. One of the major challenges in phylogenetics is the estimation of the marginal likelihood. This quantity is commonly used for comparing different evolutionary models, but its calculation, even for simple models, incurs high computational cost. Another interesting challenge relates to the…

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