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Tables of Contents for Cladistics
Chapter/Section Title
Page #
Page Count
Preface
vii
 
About the CD-ROM and the booklet
ix
 
Instructions for installing and running the CD-ROM
x
 
First Principles
Reconstructing evolutionary history from observed differences
1
15
Parsimony and tree reconstruction
16
10
Characters and Homology
Homology and homoplasy
26
3
Homology in molecular data
29
4
Character definition
33
6
Weighting
39
1
Cladograms and Trees
Rooting procedures and character polarity
40
5
Cladograms, phylograms and phylogenetic trees
45
3
Monophyly, paraphyly and polyphyly
48
2
Consensus trees
50
5
Fit and Robustness
Measuring goodness of fit
55
9
Tests of robustness
64
2
Practical
Phylogenetic analysis of eight species of sea-urchins
66
1
Cladistic analysis of morphological characters
67
8
Cladistic analysis of molecular characters
75
3
Comparison of results and conclusions
78
1
Appendix: Cladistics software
79