Two results on expected values of imbalance indices of phylogenetic trees

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Mir, Arnau; Rossello, Francesc;
(2012)
  • Subject: Quantitative Biology - Populations and Evolution
    arxiv: Quantitative Biology::Genomics | Quantitative Biology::Populations and Evolution

We compute an explicit formula for the expected value of the Colless index of a phylogenetic tree generated under the Yule model, and an explicit formula for the expected value of the Sackin index of a phylogenetic tree generated under the uniform model.
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