PHYLOGENIES, SPATIAL AUTOREGRESSION, AND THE COMPARATIVE METHOD: A COMPUTER SIMULATION TEST

@article{Martins1996PHYLOGENIESSA,
  title={PHYLOGENIES, SPATIAL AUTOREGRESSION, AND THE COMPARATIVE METHOD: A COMPUTER SIMULATION TEST},
  author={Em{\'i}lia P. Martins},
  journal={Evolution},
  year={1996},
  volume={50}
}
  • E. Martins
  • Published 1996
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Evolution
Brownian motion computer simulation was used to test the statistical properties of a spatial autoregressive method in estimating evolutionary correlations between two traits using interspecific comparative data. When applied with a phylogeny of 42 species, the method exhibited reasonable Type I and II error rates. Estimation abilities were comparable to those of independent contrasts and minimum evolution (parsimony) methods, and generally superior to a traditional nonphylogenetic approach (not… Expand
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