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These are papers by other authors that are particularly relevant to the evolutionary and taxonomic research presented on Res Botanica


Arts, T. 2001. A revision of the Splachnobryaceae (Musci). Lindbergia 26: 77–96.


Bock, W. J. 2004. Explanations in systematics. In: D. M. Williams DM & P. L. Forey  (eds.). Milestones in Systematics. Systematics Association Special Volume 67: 49–56.


Ciccarelli, F. D., T. Doerks, C. von Mering, C. J. Creevey, B. Snel & P. Bork. 2006. Toward automatic reconstruction of a highly resolved Tree of Life. Science 311: 1283–1287.


Dayrat, B. 2005. Ancestor-descendant relationships and the reconstruction of the Tree of Life. Paleobiology 31: 347--353.


Driscoll, C. A. et al. 2007. The Near Eastern origin of cat domestication. Sciencexpress / 28 June 2007 / Page 1 / 10.1126/science.1139518.


Grant, V. 2003. Incongruence between cladistic and taxonomic systems. Am. J. Bot. 90: 1263--1270.


Knox, E. B. 1998. The use of hierarchies as organizational models in systematics. Biol. J. Linn. Soc. 63: 1--49.


Koonin, E. V. 2009. Darwinian evolution in the light of genomics. Nucleic Acids Research 37: 1011--1034.


Mayr, E. & W. J. Bock. 2002. Classifications and other ordering systems. J. Zool. Evol. Research 40: 169--194.


Quine, W. V. 1966. On simple theories of a complex world. The Ways of Paradox. Random House, New York. [Note by RHZ: Quine’s cautions about simplicity also may apply to certain aspects of statistical phylogenetics, even when probabilities are high, given certain assumptions about the model, like independence of data.]

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Rachootin, S. P. & K. S. Thomson. 1981. Epigenetics, paleontology, and evolution. Pp. 181-193, in G. G. E. Scudder & J. L. Reveal (eds.), Evolution Today, Proceedings of the Second International Congress of Systematic and Evolutionary Biology. Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation, Carneigie-Melon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.



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