Reducing model complexity of the general Markov model of evolution.

@article{Jayaswal2011ReducingMC,
  title={Reducing model complexity of the general Markov model of evolution.},
  author={Vivek Jayaswal and Faisal Ababneh and Lars S. Jermiin and John Robinson},
  journal={Molecular biology and evolution},
  year={2011},
  volume={28 11},
  pages={3045-59}
}
The selection of an optimal model for data analysis is an important component of model-based molecular phylogenetic studies. Owing to the large number of Markov models that can be used for data analysis, model selection is a combinatorial problem that cannot be solved by performing an exhaustive search of all possible models. Currently, model selection is based on a small subset of the available Markov models, namely those that assume the evolutionary process to be globally stationary… CONTINUE READING

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