Tajima coalescent

Neyman Seminar
Berkeley-Stanford Joint Colloquium at Berkeley
Apr 2, 2019 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Location: 
141 McCone Hall
Status: 
Happening As Scheduled
In this talk I will present the Tajima coalescent, a model on the ancestral relationships of molecular samples. This model is then used as a prior model on unlabeled genealogies to infer evolutionary parameters with a Bayesian nonparametric method. I will then show that conditionally on observed data and a particular mutation model, the cardinality of the hidden state space of Tajima’s...
Julia Palacios, Stanford University