successive (approximations character) weighting
Glossary of "Cladistics (2nd ed.)" by Kitching et al. (1998)
- An interative procedure for weighting characters a posteriori according to their cladistic consistency, which is usually measured by the consistency index or rescaled consistency index. See also implied weighting.
- Kitching, I. J., Forey, P. L. Humphries, C. J. & Williams, D. M. 1998. Cladistics, 2nd ed.: the Theory and Practice of Parsimony Analysis. -xii + 228 pp. Oxford University Press, New York.