Table 1

Execution times for running MP-EST as the number of genes increases.

number of genes

CPU time (seconds)


MP-EST

STAR

RT


20

22

< 1

< 1


40

23

< 1

< 1


60

25

< 1

< 1


80

20

1

< 1


Gene trees were generated from a 20-taxon species tree and used as data to reconstruct species trees using MP-EST, STAR, and RT. The analyses were conducted on a linux compute machine (Dual Quad Core Xeon 2.66, 32GB RAM).

Liu et al. BMC Evolutionary Biology 2010 10:302   doi:10.1186/1471-2148-10-302

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