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fpenny - Penny algorithm, branch-and-bound

FPENNY(1e) EMBOSS Manual for Debian FPENNY(1e)


fpenny - Penny algorithm, branch-and-bound


fpenny -infile discretestates [-weights  properties] [-ancfile  properties] [-mixfile  properties] -method  list [-outgrno integer] [ -howmany  integer] [-howoften  integer] [-simple  boolean] [-threshold  float] -outfile outfile [-trout toggle] -outtreefile outfile [-printdata  boolean] [-progress  boolean] [-treeprint  boolean] [-stepbox  boolean] [-ancseq boolean]
fpenny -help


fpenny is a command line program from EMBOSS (“the European Molecular Biology Open Software Suite”). It is part of the "Phylogeny:Discrete characters" command group(s).


Input section

-infile discretestates
File containing one or more data sets
-weights properties
-ancfile properties
-mixfile properties

Additional section

-method list
Default value: Wagner
-outgrno integer
-howmany integer
Default value: 1000
-howoften integer
Default value: 100
-simple boolean
-threshold float
Default value: $(infile.discretesize)

Output section

-outfile outfile
-trout toggle
Default value: Y
-outtreefile outfile
-printdata boolean
Default value: N
-progress boolean
Default value: Y
-treeprint boolean
Default value: Y
-stepbox boolean
Default value: N
-ancseq boolean
Default value: N


Bugs can be reported to the Debian Bug Tracking system (, or directly to the EMBOSS developers (


fpenny is fully documented via the tfm(1) system.


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