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Thursday, June 30 • 10:35am - 10:40am
Introduce R package: Tree Branches Evaluated Statistically for Tightness (TBEST)

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We formulate a method termed Tree Branches Evaluated Statistically for Tightness (TBEST) for identifying significantly distinct tree branches in hierarchical clusters. For each branch of the tree a measure of distinctness, or tightness, is defined as a rational function of heights, both of the branch and of its parent. A statistical procedure is then developed to determine the significance of the observed values of tightness. Based on our benchmark analysis, TBEST is a tool of choice for detection of significantly distinct branches in hierarchical trees grown from biological data.

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Max "topepo" Kuhn

Software Engineer, former scientist, RStudio
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Guoli Sun

Stony Brook University
Data Scientist @ Nimble Storage


Thursday June 30, 2016 10:35am - 10:40am
Econ 140 579 Serra Mall, Stanford, CA 94305

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