BEAST v2.6.7 Documentation: beast.evolution.operators.SubtreeSlide

Proposes a move in state space.
This operator changes a beast.tree.
Moves the height of an internal node along the branch. If it moves up, it can exceed the root and become a new root. If it moves down, it may need to make a choice which branch to slide down into.


size, gaussian, optimise, limit, tree, markclades, weight


type: java.lang.Double
size of the slide, default 1.0
Optional input. Default: 1.0


type: java.lang.Boolean
Gaussian (=true=default) or uniform delta
Optional input. Default: true


type: java.lang.Boolean
flag to indicate that the scale factor is automatically changed in order to achieve a good acceptance rate (default true)
Optional input. Default: true


type: java.lang.Double
limit on step size, default disable, i.e. -1. (when positive, gets multiplied by tree-height/log2(n-taxa).
Optional input. Default: -1.0


type: beast.evolution.tree.Tree
beast.tree on which this operation is performed
Required input


type: java.lang.Boolean
Mark all ancestors of nodes changed by the operator as changed, up to the MRCA of all nodes changed by the operator.
Optional input. Default: false


type: java.lang.Double
weight with which this operator is selected
Required input