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Table 3 Phylogeny inference performed on a mtDNA dataset. 100 times MAP phylogeny inference on step by step larger proportions of the tree shown in Figure 5.

From: Birth-death prior on phylogeny and speed dating

  Known1 Inferred2 Success3
>Tree >tree >best >median >worst %
a -8843.8 -8816.8 -8829.0 -8953.7 72
a + b -13381.9 -13345.0 -13369.6 -13472.5 65
a + b + c -22054.2 -21977.7 -22025.0 -22339.3 73
a + b + c + d -30327.7 -30235.7 -30315.5 -30658.7 58
  1. 1Reference log-likelihood value obtained with the tree topology in Figure 5.
  2. 2Log-likelihood value obtained starting from a random tree topology.
  3. 3Percentage of runs finding a tree with likelihood at least as good as for the tree topology in Figure 5.