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DOI: 10.5445/IR/1000045818
Veröffentlicht am 29.11.2018
DOI: 10.1093/bioinformatics/btu033
Zitationen: 5796
Web of Science
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RAxML version 8: a tool for phylogenetic analysis and post-analysis of large phylogenies

Stamatakis, A.

Motivation: Phylogenies are increasingly used in all fields of medical and biological research. Moreover, because of the next-generation sequencing revolution, datasets used for conducting phylogenetic analyses grow at an unprecedented pace. RAxML (Randomized Axelerated Maximum Likelihood) is a popular program for phylogenetic analyses of large datasets under maximum likelihood. Since the last RAxML paper in 2006, it has been continuously maintained and extended to accommodate the increasingly growing input datasets and to serve the needs of the user community.
Results: I present some of the most notable new features and extensions of RAxML, such as a substantial extension of substitution models and supported data types, the introduction of SSE3, AVX and AVX2 vector intrinsics, techniques for reducing the memory require- ments of the code and a plethora of operations for conducting post-analyses on sets of trees. In addition, an up-to-date 50-page user manual covering all new RAxML options is available.

Zugehörige Institution(en) am KIT Institut für Theoretische Informatik (ITI)
Publikationstyp Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Jahr 2014
Sprache Englisch
Identifikator ISSN: 0266-7061, 1367-4803, 1367-4811, 1460-2059
URN: urn:nbn:de:swb:90-458185
KITopen-ID: 1000045818
Erschienen in Bioinformatics
Band 30
Heft 9
Seiten 1312-1313
Nachgewiesen in Scopus
Web of Science
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