NJ

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Neighbor-Joining

This function performs the neighbor-joining tree estimation of Saitou and Nei (1987). UNJ is the unweighted version from Gascuel (1997).

Keywords
cluster
Usage
NJ(x)

UNJ(x)

Arguments
x

A distance matrix.

Value

an object of class "phylo".

References

Saitou, N. and Nei, M. (1987) The neighbor-joining method: a new method for reconstructing phylogenetic trees. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 4, 406--425.

Studier, J. A and Keppler, K. J. (1988) A Note on the Neighbor-Joining Algorithm of Saitou and Nei. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 6, 729--731.

Gascuel, O. (1997) Concerning the NJ algorithm and its unweighted version, UNJ. in Birkin et. al. Mathematical Hierarchies and Biology, 149--170.

See Also

nj, dist.dna, dist.hamming, upgma, fastme

Aliases
  • NJ
  • UNJ
Examples
# NOT RUN {
data(Laurasiatherian)
dm <- dist.ml(Laurasiatherian)
tree <- NJ(dm)
plot(tree)

# }
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