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Table 1 Type I and Type II error rates resulting from stable versus Brownian model selection using the BPIC model selection criterion, with data simulated on trees of various sizes under stable processes with varying indices of stability

From: Inferring ancestral states without assuming neutrality or gradualism using a stable model of continuous character evolution

   Tree size (tips)       
Error α 25 40 60 90 130 175 235 325 440 600
Type I 2.0 0.11 0.08 0.04 0.01 0.01 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Type II 1.8 0.66 0.45 0.47 0.51 0.24 0.24 0.20 0.10 0.07 0.04
  1.6 0.39 0.20 0.08 0.21 0.04 0.01 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  1.4 0.16 0.04 0.00 0.10 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  1.2 0.09 0.00 0.00 0.04 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  1.0 0.02 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00