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AFRA — Alignment-Free Support Values

This program computes support values from distance matrices without the need for a multiple sequence-alignment.

Compilation Instructions

Execute the following steps to create your own version of afra.

% autoreconf -i # optional when building from tarball
% ./configure
% make
% make install # optional, may require sudo

You should now have a afra executable ready for usage.

% ./afra --mode quartet foo.mat


This is scientific software. It is described in the article Support Values for Genome Phylogenies by Fabian Klötzl and Bernhard Haubold (2016). Please cite appropriately.


Copyright (C) 2015 - 2016 Fabian Klötzl

This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with this program. If not, see http://www.gnu.org/licenses/.


In case of bugs or unexpected errors don't hesitate to send me a mail: kloetzl@evolbio.mpg.de