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Table 3 Sum of squared errors in ancestral state reconstruction, median ratio of stable/Ornstein-Uhlenbeck reconstruction error, 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)       
α 25 40 60 90 130 175 235 325 440 600
2.0 0.36 0.35 0.35 0.33 0.43 0.52 0.54 0.71 0.75 0.83
1.8 0.34 0.33 0.36 0.36 0.38 0.44 0.50 0.48 0.56 0.47
1.6 0.31 0.28 0.29 0.31 0.31 0.46 0.27 0.24 0.27 0.24
1.4 0.28 0.24 0.25 0.18 0.16 0.17 0.13 0.14 0.11 0.11
1.2 0.23 0.17 0.16 0.11 0.09 0.08 0.07 0.06 0.06 0.04
1.0 0.17 0.11 0.08 0.06 0.04 0.03 0.03 0.02 0.02 0.01