Statistical inferences in phylogeography.

  title={Statistical inferences in phylogeography.},
  author={Rasmus Nielsen and Mark A. Beaumont},
  journal={Molecular ecology},
  volume={18 6},
In conventional phylogeographic studies, historical demographic processes are elucidated from the geographical distribution of individuals represented on an inferred gene tree. However, the interpretation of gene trees in this context can be difficult as the same demographic/geographical process can randomly lead to multiple different genealogies. Likewise, the same gene trees can arise under different demographic models. This problem has led to the emergence of many statistical methods for… CONTINUE READING
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