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Foundations of Mathematical Genetics - A. W. F. Edwards

Foundations of Mathematical Genetics

Paperback Published: 13th March 2000
ISBN: 9780521775441
Number Of Pages: 134

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In this second edition of the classic work Foundations of Mathematical Genetics a definitive account is given of the basic models of population genetics, together with the historical origins of developments since 1908. Existing texts in mathematical population genetics have revealed the need for a careful study of the foundations of the field which have tended to be neglected in the past. This book satisfies that need, treating the simple deterministic models for random-mating diploid populations in depth, though without sacrificing clarity of expression. In the new edition, coverage has been extended with the provision of an extra chapter on the Fundamental Theorem of Natural Selection. This book is written for those interested in the mathematical aspects of genetics, ecology and biology. Both students of mathematical genetics and historians of the subject will find it a definitive statement of the origins of modern mathematical population genetics.

Preface to the second edition
Preface to the first edition
The genetic model
Two alleles at a single locus
Two alleles using homogeneous coordinates
Many alleles at a single locus
The special case of three alleles
An X-linked locus
Miscellaneous single-locus models
Two diallelic loci
Fisher's fundamental theorem
References
Index
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ISBN: 9780521775441
ISBN-10: 0521775442
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 134
Published: 13th March 2000
Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.49 x 13.92  x 0.71
Weight (kg): 0.14
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised

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