[Mesquitelist] equal likelihood probabilties for internal nodes
wmaddisn at interchange.ubc.ca
Mon Sep 12 10:14:11 PDT 2011
Could I see a copy of your file, showing the issue?
On 27 Jul 2011, at 2:52 AM, Sarah Wagner wrote:
> I just started to use mesquite for ancestral character reconstructions.
> I would like to use likelihood ancestral states reconstruction on a
> topology including branch lengths. My dataset just contains 13 taxa and
> I manually edited the branch lengths (based on MrBays results). For
> multistate characters I get the same likelihood probabilities for each
> character state for the inner nodes, which seems to be strange.
> Parsimony reconstruction on the same topology (without considering
> branch lengths) does not show a comparable result. Does anybody know,
> what I´m doing wrong? Is it possible that a high difference between the
> branch lengths courses that problem?
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