The phylogenetic regression.

@article{Grafen1989ThePR,
  title={The phylogenetic regression.},
  author={Alan Grafen},
  journal={Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological sciences},
  year={1989},
  volume={326 1233},
  pages={
          119-57
        }
}
  • A. Grafen
  • Published 1989
  • Mathematics, Medicine
  • Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological sciences
A new statistical method called the phylogenetic regression is proposed that applies multiple regression techniques to cross-species data. It allows continuous and categorical variables to be tested for and controlled for. The new method is valid despite the problem that phylogenetically close species tend to be similar, and is designed to be used when information about the phylogeny is incomplete. Information about the phylogeny of the species is assumed to be available in the form of a… Expand
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