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Disparity through time plot: A plot of inferred disparity through time, usually compared to a null distribution

Citations(s) (based on web hits only through time [why]):

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Luke J Harmon, J A Schulte, Allan Larson, and Jonathan B Losos 2003 "Tempo and mode of evolutionary radiation in iguanian lizards" Science 301(5635): 961-964

Criteria :

  • Likelihood

Questions addressed by the method:

  • Compare model fits for single character (Evaluate which of several evolutionary models best describes the evolution of some trait). Topic area: Parameter estimation or model selection for character model

Character combinations addressed by the method:

  • Continuous unbounded-None-None

Software implementing the method:

  • none in database