James Foster (foster at cs.uidaho.edu) wrote:
: A much harder problem is this: given a fixed tree T and a collection of
: trees C, find the tree in C which is "most similar" to T. In your case,
: how do you know that one of the trees in your Phylip collection IS the
: one you're interested in?
The program COMPONENT by Rod Page is useful in this respect, at least
for heuristic purposes.