A guided tutorial on Bayesian inference of species divergence times
**** This tutorial was written for BEAST v2.4.2***
Instructions are provided in a step-by-step tutorial
Download the data and output files:
The exercises require that you have the following software programs:
- BEAST v2 (includes BEAST, BEAUti, LogCombiner, & TreeAnnotator)
- When you install and run BEAST v2, open the BEAUti tool within the provided binaries and install the “SA” package in the file menu: File->Manage Packages. Then click on the SA package in the list and Install/Upgrade. Once you have done this, RESTART BEAUti to complete the installation.
This tutorial was written by Tracy Heath for workshops on applied phylogenetics and molecular evolution and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. Source URL: http://treethinkers.org/divergence-time-estimation-using-beast/.
Outdated Tutorial PDFs:
Guided tutorial for BEAST v1.7.5 (Previous versions of BEAST: https://code.google.com/p/beast-mcmc/downloads/list?can=4)