# coalescent.intervals

From ape v2.7-3
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##### Coalescent Intervals

This function extracts or generates information about coalescent intervals (number of lineages, interval lengths, interval count, total depth) from a phylogenetic tree or a list of internode distances. The input tree needs to be ultra-metric (i.e. clock-like).

Keywords
manip
##### Usage
coalescent.intervals(x)
##### Value

An object of class "coalescentIntervals" with the following entries:lineagesA vector with the number of lineages at the start of each coalescent interval.interval.lengthA vector with the length of each coalescent interval.interval.countThe total number of coalescent intervals.total.depthThe sum of the lengths of all coalescent intervals.

branching.times, collapsed.intervals, read.tree.

##### Examples
data("hivtree.newick") # example tree in NH format
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