Mathematics of Genetic Diversity available in Paperback
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This book draws together some mathematical ideas that are useful in population genetics, concentrating on a few aspects which are both biologically relevant and mathematically interesting.
|Series:||CBMS-NSF Regional Conference Series in Applied Mathematics|
|Product dimensions:||5.91(w) x 9.06(h) x (d)|
Table of ContentsThe Problem: Why Mathematics?; Genes and Their Inheritance, Selection, Mutation; Survival of the Fittest: Balanced Polymorphisms, Multi-Locus Selection, Balance Between Selection and Mutation, The House of Cards, The Diploid House of Cards, The Resistance of Polymorphisms to Mutation; The Neutral Alternative: Evolution in the Absence of Selection, A General Model for Mutation in Finite Populations, The Random Walk Case, The Frequency Spectrum, The Ewens Sampling Formula, The Poisson-Dirichlet Distribution, Partition Structures, Testing Neutrality; Selection in Finite Populations: Deleterious Mutants, The Wright-Fisher Model, Wright's Formula, The Infinite Alleles Limit.