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Unformatted text preview: explanation; b) An indication of any particular problems faced by morphological and DNA-sequence data for each. (over) 5. (10 points) Why might you be uncomfortable using the paleontological criterion for character polarization? What does this method imply about the adequacy of the fossil record? 6. (40 points) Briefly contrast the following pairs of terms (Use diagrams if they help): homoplasy vs. homology ontogeny of vertebrates vs. ontogeny of mosses semaphoront vs. OTU epistemology vs. ontology RFLP analysis vs. mapped restriction site studies Lundberg rooting vs. outgroup rooting parsimony vs. Unwieghted Pair Goup Method (UPGM) for tree building ordering vs. polarity of character states continuous characters vs. discrete-state characters divisive vs. agglomerative clustering...
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This note was uploaded on 08/01/2008 for the course IB 200 taught by Professor Lindberg,mishler,will during the Spring '08 term at Berkeley.
- Spring '08