Which Phylogenetic Networks are Merely Trees with Additional Arcs?

@inproceedings{Francis2015WhichPN,
  title={Which Phylogenetic Networks are Merely Trees with Additional Arcs?},
  author={Andrew R. Francis and Mike A. Steel},
  booktitle={Systematic biology},
  year={2015}
}
A binary phylogenetic network may or may not be obtainable from a tree by the addition of directed edges (arcs) between tree arcs. Here, we establish a precise and easily tested criterion (based on "2-SAT") that efficiently determines whether or not any given network can be realized in this way. Moreover, the proof provides a polynomial-time algorithm for finding one or more trees (when they exist) on which the network can be based. A number of interesting consequences are presented as… CONTINUE READING
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