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Cellinese, Nico [1].

How to navigate in tree space: learning to generate clade names and computable clade definitions (phyloreferences) for the Tree of Life.

Integrating biological data with phylogenies has become a challenge, especially in view of very large syntheses.  This is primarily due to the arbitrary approach we take to associate traditional names and tree nodes. In this workshop we will: 1) briefly introduce the rationale for generating clade names; 2) learn about the minimum requirements needed to generate the various types of phylogenetic definitions; 3) learn how to enter clade definitions into RegNum, which is the international repository of clade names.
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Related Links:
http://phyloref.org


1 - University Of Florida, FLORIDA MUSEUM OF NAT. HISTORY, 1659 Museum Rd, 354 Dickinson Hall, Gainesville, FL, 32611, United States

Keywords:
clade names
phylogenies
phylogenetic definitions
phyloreferences.

Presentation Type: Workshop
Number: 0
Abstract ID:58
Candidate for Awards:None


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