at the

American Institute of Mathematics, Palo Alto, California

organized by

Louis Billera, Susan Holmes, and Karen Vogtmann

The workshop schedule.

A report on the workshop activities.

**Discussion Sessions:*** (Notes by
Francis Su.)*

- Introduction to Discussion Session Goals
- Sunday Discussion on Biological Issues
- Monday Discussion on Combinatorial Issues
- Tuesday Discussion on Statistical Issues
- Wednesday Discussion on Geometric Issues
- Thursday Open Discussion

**Lecture Notes:**

- Bridson, Martin:
*Distances, Spaces, and Curvature*with slides. -
Diaconis, Persi:
*What Statisticians Do* -
Epstein, David:
*Computing the BHV metric* -
Epstein, David:
*The Space of Trees* -
Felsenstein, Joe:
*Inference of Phylogenies, with some Thoughts on Statistics and Geometry* -
Penny, David:
*An Introduction to Trees and Networks* -
Sober, Elliot:
*The Contest Between Parsimony and Likelihood*