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Reciprocal Maximum Likelihood Degrees of Brownian Motion Tree Models

@article{Boege2020ReciprocalML,
  title={Reciprocal Maximum Likelihood Degrees of Brownian Motion Tree Models},
  author={T. Boege and Jane Ivy Coons and C. Eur and Aida Maraj and Frank Rottger},
  journal={arXiv: Statistics Theory},
  year={2020}
}
We give an explicit formula for the reciprocal maximum likelihood degree of Brownian motion tree models. To achieve this, we connect them to certain toric (or log-linear) models, and express the Brownian motion tree model of an arbitrary tree as a toric fiber product of star tree models. 

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