clade stability index (CSI)
Glossary of "Cladistics (2nd ed.)" by Kitching et al. (1998)
- The ratio of the minimum number of character deletions from a data matrix required to lose a clade from a cladogram to the total number of informative characters in the data set from which that cladogram was derived.
- 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.