Phylogeny, ancestors, and anagenesis in the hominin fossil record

  title={Phylogeny, ancestors, and anagenesis in the hominin fossil record},
  author={Caroline Parins-Fukuchi and Elliot Greiner and Laura M Maclatchy and Daniel C Fisher},
  pages={378 - 393}
Abstract. Probabilistic approaches to phylogenetic inference have recently gained traction in paleontological studies. Because they directly model processes of evolutionary change, probabilistic methods facilitate a deeper assessment of variability in evolutionary patterns by weighing evidence for competing models. Although phylogenetic methods used in paleontological studies have generally assumed that evolution proceeds by splitting cladogenesis, extensions to previous models help explore… 

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