[R-sig-phylo] randomizing clades within a node
Emmanuel.Paradis at ird.fr
Thu Jan 19 02:55:04 CET 2012
Juan Antonio Balbuena wrote on 13/01/2012 21:57:
> I would very much appreciate if someone can help me with this one. I
> wish to compare two additive trees that are identical for some but not
> all the clades.
> So I use rtree of the ape package with, say, 10 tips to generate tree
> "A". Then I wish to modify "A" to get tree "B" by randomizing the clades
> and patristic distances in a given number of nodes. If the number of
> nodes is, for instance, three, the 3 nodes furthest apart from the
> origin will be randomized. Then "A" and "B" will be compared. The whole
> procedure needs to be carried out a large number of times (10,000).
The functions you need are extract.clade and bind.tree. The both have
options to allow you to flexibly handle eventual root edges, so have a
look at their help pages.
> Any help would be much appreciated.
> Juan A. Balbuena
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