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Quantifying the tape of life: Ancestry-based metrics provide insights and intuition about evolutionary dynamics

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RT @emilyldolson: Preprint of my latest paper with @amlalejini, @stevenjson, and @CharlesOfria is up on @thePeerJ! Read about some useful s…
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RT @emilyldolson: Preprint of my latest paper with @amlalejini, @stevenjson, and @CharlesOfria is up on @thePeerJ! Read about some useful s…
RT @emilyldolson: Preprint of my latest paper with @amlalejini, @stevenjson, and @CharlesOfria is up on @thePeerJ! Read about some useful s…
Preprint of my latest paper with @amlalejini, @stevenjson, and @CharlesOfria is up on @thePeerJ! Read about some useful summary metrics for evolving lineages. https://t.co/GkP9QR7hj9 https://t.co/hAyPUJWCsV
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Competing Interests

Charles Ofria is an Editor for PeerJ Computer Science.

Author Contributions

Emily Dolson conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, prepared figures and/or tables, performed the computation work, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Alexander Lalejini conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, prepared figures and/or tables, performed the computation work, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Steven Jorgensen conceived and designed the experiments, performed the computation work, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Charles Ofria conceived and designed the experiments, performed the computation work, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Data Deposition

The following information was supplied regarding data availability:

The code and data are available on Github: https://github.com/stevenjson/ALife2018-Lineage.

Funding

This research was supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF) through the BEACON Center (Cooperative Agreement DBI-0939454), Graduate Research Fellowships to ED and AL (Grant No. DGE-1424871), and NSF Grant No. DEB-1655715 to CO. Michigan State University provided computational resources through the Institute for Cyber-Enabled Research and the Digital Scholarship Lab. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the NSF or MSU. The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.


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