Sampling-through-time in birth-death trees.


I consider the constant rate birth-death process with incomplete sampling. I calculate the density of a given tree with sampled extant and extinct individuals. This density is essential for analyzing datasets which are sampled through time. Such datasets are common in virus epidemiology as viruses in infected individuals are sampled through time. Further… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jtbi.2010.09.010