BEAST v2.5.0 Documentation: beast.evolution.operators.WilsonBalding

Proposes a move in state space.
This operator changes a beast.tree.
Implements the unweighted Wilson-Balding branch swapping move. This move is similar to one proposed by WILSON and BALDING 1998 and involves removing a subtree and re-attaching it on a new parent branch. See picture.

Inputs:

tree, markclades, weight

 

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

 

markclades
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

 

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