Preprint reviews by Christophe Dessimoz

Clusterflock: A Flocking Algorithm for Isolating Congruent Phylogenomic Datasets

Apurva Narechania, Richard H Baker, Rob DeSalle, Barun Mathema, Barry Kreiswirth, Sergios-Orestis Kolokotronis, Paul J Planet

Review posted on 07th March 2016

My authors have satisfactorily addressed my remarks. I only have two small comments on the new analyses:

1) The comparison with other clustering methods is good addition. The fragility of hierarchical methods and "partitioning around medoid" with respect to missing data is surprising. The authors should make data and scripts available.

2) The legend of new figures 3 and 4 should be clearer. As it stands, one needs to read the main text to understand that "zero, ten, twenty" refers to percentages of missing data.

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Acceptable

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