The Past, Part VIII
Mike Keesey  

ISPN Meeting

June 20th, 2006 by Mike Keesey :: 2 Comments

Apologies to everyone for not being terribly regular with the essays lately. I’ve been preparing for a talk I’m giving at the Second Meeting of the International Society of Phylogenetic Nomenclature, which is being held next week at Yale University. The ISPN is the body associated with PhyloCode, a code being developed for phylogenetic taxonomy (sometimes called “cladistic taxonomy”). My talk is entitled A Mathematical Approach to Defining Clades, Using Order Relations on Sets of Organisms, and hopefully I can make that a bit more interesting than it sounds.

Strips will continue, but I will probably not be writing any new essays until sometime next month.

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