Zhou, B B; Tarawmeh, M; Wang, P; Chu, D; Wang, C; Zomaya, Albert Y; Brent, Richard
An interesting and important, but largely ignored question associated with the ML method is whether there exists only a single maximum likelihood point for a given phylogenetic tree. Mike Steel presented a simple analytical result to argue that the ML point is not unique . However, his view so far attracts only little attention. Though many researchers believe that multiple maximum likelihood points may exist for certain phylogenetic trees, most existing phylogenetic construction programs...[Show more]
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