Insights from empirical analyses and simulations on using multiple fossil calibrations with relaxed clocks to estimate divergence times

Tom Carruthers & Robert Scotland
Relaxed clock methods account for among-branch-rate-variation when estimating divergence times by inferring different rates for individual branches. In order to infer different rates for individual branches, important assumptions are required. This is because molecular sequence data does not provide direct information about rates, but instead provides direct information about the total number of substitutions along any branch, which is a product of the rate and time for that branch. Often, the assumptions required for estimating...
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