Contributions to Zoology, 71 (1/3) (2002)

Boolean logic and character state identity: pitfalls of character coding in metazoan cladistics

Ronald A. Jenner

Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics, University of Amsterdam, Mauritskade 57, 1092AD Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Present address: University Museum of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EJ, United Kingdom

Keywords: metazoan cladistics, Metazoa, character coding, character state identity, Boolean logic, non-additive binary coding, absence/presence coding