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Two networks such that any sequence of rooted LST moves transforming one into the other goes through a tree.

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posted on 01.08.2017 by Philippe Gambette, Leo van Iersel, Mark Jones, Manuel Lafond, Fabio Pardi, Celine Scornavacca

LST moves are defined as in Huber et al. [25]. Note that a tree is a less complex model than either of these networks. The rearrangement moves proposed here (rNNI, see below) can transform each of these networks directly into the other (see third line in Fig 8, with γ = c and δ = b).