Function for phylogeny resolution

January 13, 2012

(This article was first published on Recology - R, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)

UPDATE: Yeah, so the treeresstats function had a problem in one of the calculations. I fixed that and added some more calulcations to the function.

I couldn't find any functions to calculate number of polytomies, and related metrics.

Here's a simple function that gives four metrics on a phylo tree object:

Here's output from the gist above:

[1] 15

[1] 13

[1] 1

[1] 0.06666667

[1] 0.07692308

[1] 0.2

[1] 0.9230769

And an example with many trees:


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