On the agreement of many trees

Martin Farach, Teresa M. Przytycka, Mikkel Thorup

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We consider the problem of computing the Maximum Agreement Subtree (MAST) of a set of rooted leaf labeled trees. We give an algorithm which computes the MAST of k trees on n leaves where some tree has maximum outdegree d in time O(kn3 + nd).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)297-301
Number of pages5
JournalInformation Processing Letters
Issue number6
StatePublished - Sep 29 1995

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Theoretical Computer Science
  • Signal Processing
  • Information Systems
  • Computer Science Applications


  • Analysis
  • Computational biology
  • Design of algorithms
  • Phylogentic trees

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