The ASCC Program Suite

Version 4.0.0

Last Updated October, 2013

Improvements from Version 3.0.0:

1) ASCC now calculates stratigraphic congruence scores without needing TNT.
2) Improvements to tree editing capabilities.
3) Stratigraphic congurence scores saved to their own file.
4) The ability to rerun an analysis at a later date using the same randomly assigned ages as a previous analysis.
5)  Automated generation of histograms of pair-wise differences in stratigraphic congruence scores.
6) Much More!

Download ASCC from our bitbucket site!
ASCC requires the MS visual c++ runtime to be installed. This can be downloaded from here

Publications That Used the ASCC Program Suite:

Ksepka, D.T., and Boyd, C.A. in press. A new method for quantifying historical trends in the completeness of the fossil record and the contributing factors: an example using Aves. Paleobiology.

Eddy D.R., and Clarke J.A. 2011. New Information on the Cranial Anatomy of Acrocanthosaurus atokensis and Its Implications for the Phylogeny of Allosauroidea (Dinosauria: Theropoda). PLoS ONE. 6(3):e17932

Nesbitt, S.J. 2011. The Early Evolution of Archosaurs: Relationships and the Origin of Major Clades. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History. 352:1-292.