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Nakhleh, L., Warnow, T., Ringe, D., and Evans, S. N. (2005) A comparison of phylogenetic reconstruction methods on an Indo-European dataset. Transactions of the Philological Society, 3(2):171--192.

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Abstract

Researchers interested in the history of the Indo-European family of languages have used a variety of methods to estimate the phylogeny of the family, and have obtained widely differing results. In this paper we explore the reconstructions of the Indo- European phylogeny obtained by using the major phylogeny estimation procedures on an existing database of 336 characters (including lexical, phonological, and morpho- logical characters) for 24 Indo-European languages. Our study finds that the different methods agree in part, but that there are also several striking differences. We dis- cuss the reasons for these differences, and make proposals with respect to phylogenetic reconstruction in historical linguistics.
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@article{nakhleh05NWRE,
  author={L. Nakhleh and T. Warnow and D. Ringe and Steven N. Evans},
  title={A comparison of phylogenetic reconstruction methods on an Indo-European dataset},
  journal={Transactions of the Philological Society},
  year={2005},
  month={August},
  volume={3},
  number={2},
  pages={171-192},
  doi={10.1111/j.1467-968X.2005.00149.x},
  url={http://groups.lis.illinois.edu/amag/langev/paper/nakhleh05NWRE.html}
}