IGNet: Constructing Rooted Phylogenetic Networks Based on Incompatible Graphs

  • Juan WangEmail author
  • Maozu Guo
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 1075)


Phylogenetic networks are used in biology to describe reticulate or non-treelike evolution events. Thus, constructing phylogenetic networks is essential for the research on the evolution of species. IGNet is a web-based server for on-line construction of rooted phylogenetic networks from rooted phylogenetic trees based on an incompatible graph. Two methods, Open image in new window and BIMLR, were introduced and implemented in IGNet to help users construct rooted phylogenetic networks rapidly and efficiently. Besides the on-line computation service, the IGNet also provides downloadable Java programs of Open image in new window and BIMLR for off-line construction of rooted phylogenetic networks. IGNet is availability from


IGNet Phylogenetic network Evolution Phylogenetic tree 



The work was supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (61661040, 61661039, 61571163, 61532014, 61671189); the National Key Research and Development Plan Task of China (Grant No. 2016YFC0901902).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Computer ScienceInner Mongolia UniversityHohhotPeople’s Republic of China
  2. 2.School of Electrical and Information EngineeringBeijing University of Civil Engineering and ArchitectureBeijingPeople’s Republic of China
  3. 3.Beijing Key Laboratory of Intelligent Processing for Building Big DataBeijingPeople’s Republic of China

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