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Mathematics of Evolution and Phylogeny

by Olivier Gascuel

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


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Number of Pages442
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Open LibraryOL7401065M
ISBN 100198566107
ISBN 109780198566106

  The LibreTexts libraries are Powered by MindTouch ® and are supported by the Department of Education Open Textbook Pilot Project, the UC Davis Office of the Provost, the UC Davis Library, the California State University Affordable Learning Solutions Program, and Merlot. We also acknowledge previous National Science Foundation support under grant numbers , , . [Book Review: Phylogeny and Evolution of Angiosperms.] Phylogeny and Evolution of Angiosperms. By Douglas E Soltis, Pamela S Soltis, Peter K Endress, and Mark W Chase. Mathematics of.

The central role of mathematical modeling in modern evolutionary theory has raised a concern as to why and how abstract formulae can say anything about empirical phenomena of evolution. This Element introduces existing philosophical approaches to this problem and proposes a new account according to which evolutionary models are based on causal.   Alright, we've learned about how unicellular organisms came to be, how they became multicellular, and then from those how evolution by natural selection produced all .

  ISBN: ; Hardcover; Needless to say, the book does not cover every topic $; ISBN: ; in evolution in phylogeny, but an impressive range Softcover; $ of topics is addressed, especially when taken in combination with a successor volume from the same When I first entered the field of systematics and. A comprehensive account of both basic and advanced material in phylogeny estimation, focusing on computational and statistical issues. No background in biology or computer science is assumed, and there is minimal use of mathematical formulas, meaning that students from many disciplines, including biology, computer science, statistics, and applied mathematics, will find the text by:


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`In-depth discussions make em/Mathematics of Evolution and Phylogeny/em a key reference for those with mathematical or computational perspectives on evolution.' Systematic Biology `This book gives us an interesting glimpse of how work on phylogenies will be preceived by mathematicians, computer scientists, and statisticians.'5/5(1).

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Mathematics of evolution and phylogeny. [Olivier Gascuel;] -- "This book considers evolution at different scales.

The focus is on the mathematical and computational tools and concepts, which form an essential basis of evolutionary studies, indicate their.

This book considers evolution at different scales: sequences, genes, gene families, organelles, genomes and species. The focus is on the mathematical and computational tools and concepts, which form an essential basis of evolutionary studies, indicate their limitations, and give them orientation.

Mathematics of evolution and phylogeny / "This book considers evolution at different scales. The focus is on the mathematical and computational tools and concepts, which form an essential basis of evolutionary studies, indicate their limitations, and give them orientation"--Provided by publisher.

This book exemplifies this revolution very well. The volume arose from a conference ‘Mathematics of Evolution and Phylogeny’, held at the Institut Poincare, Montpellier, France in June Each contributor was asked to contribute a seminal short review on a timely by: 1.

Download Mathematics of Evolution and Phylogeny PDF Books - PDFBooks - This book considers evolution at different scales: sequences, genes, gene 5/5(67). Mathematics has played a key role in helping transform genetic data into phylogenetic (evolutionary) trees and networks.

In this book, I will explain some of the central concepts and basic results in phylogenetics, which benefit from several branches of mathematics, including combinatorics, probability, and. The author, an astronomer, starts by describing his early understanding of biology and that, as a teenager, he concluded that Darwinian evolution must be wrong.

Not, he adds in a long digression describing his disillusionment with religion, because he is a /5. This book of contributed chapters is authored by renowned scientists and covers recent results in the highly topical area of mathematics in evolution and phylogeny.

Each chapter is a detailed overview of a specific topic, from the underlying concepts to the latest results. Often, a book arising from a workshop is simply a diverse collection of research papers with each paper disguised as a chapter. With mathematical aspects of phylogenetic inference as the common thread, Mathematics of Evolution and Phylogeny is not such a collection.

Yes, the material in each chapter is based around the authors' own interests and so, unsurprisingly, much of the work presented Cited by: 1.

Mathematics of Evolution & Phylogeny O. Gascuel (ed) Contents & contributors Sample Oxford University Press (UK) Oxford University Press (USA) Eyrolles (France). Current research themes and future prospects are highlighted including phylogeny reconstruction, comparative developmental biology, the value of different sources of data and the importance of fossils, homology assessment, character evolution, phylogeny of.

In Phylogeny: Discrete and Random Processes in Evolution, the author:* Supplies proofs of key classical theorems and includes results not covered in existing boosk* Emphasizes relevant mathematical results derived over the past 20 years.

* Provides numerous exercises, examples, and figures. (source: Nielsen Book Data) Supplemental links. This self-contained book addresses the underlying mathematical theory behind the reconstruction and analysis of phylogenies.

The theory is grounded in classical concepts from discrete mathematics and probability theory as well as techniques from other branches of mathematics (algebra, topology, differential equations).Author: Mike Steel.

Carabid ground beetles, sometimes called "walking jewels", are among the most thoroughly investigated insects in the world.

This book presents the results of molecular phylogenetic analyses of specimens, including species and that cover more than 90% of the known genera, from Phylogeny: Discrete and Random Processes in Evolution will be ideal for any applied mathematician, biomathematician, discrete mathematician, systematic biologist, or computer scientist specialising in algorithms or bioinformatics.

Contents. Preface Acknowledgements Commonly used symbols 1. Phylogeny 2. Basic combinatorics of discrete phylogenies 3. Table of contents for Mathematics of evolution and phylogeny / edited by Olivier Gascuel.

Bibliographic record and links to related information available from the Library of Congress catalog. Note: Contents data are machine generated based on pre-publication provided by the publisher. Reconstructing Evolution Gascuel & Steel (eds) Contents & contributors Oxford University Press (UK) Amazon (USA) Amazon (France).

- Plant Science Bulletin; the cover of this volume does little to tell the reader of the varied and significant research results that are included in the pages of this book. Flowering plant origins, phylogenies and evolution is a complex but interesting field of study.

The authors have. Perfect phylogeny is one of the fundamental models for studying evolution. We investigate the following variant of the model: The input is a species-characters matrix. The characters are binary and directed; i.e., a species can only gain by: CBMS-NFS Regional Conference Series in Applied Mathematics Price: Mathematics of Evolution and Phylogeny.

Edited by Olivier Gascuel. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press. $ xxvi + p; ill.; : 0–