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Cambridge Studies in Mathematical Biology #13: Evolution in Age-Structured Populationsby Brian Charlesworth
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In this new edition, Brian Charlesworth provides a comprehensive review of the basic mathematical theory of the demography and genetics of age-structured populations. The author aims to avoid complicated mathematics, but gives full derivations of major theoretical results for the edification of the reader.
Avoiding complicated mathematics, this new edition provides a comprehensive review of the basic mathematical theory of the demography and genetics of age-structured populations, which is of importance for interpreting experiments and observations.
Examines theories and methods used to study age-structured populations.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -291) and indexes.
Table of Contents
Preface to first edition; Preface to second edition; 1. Models of age-structured populations; 2. The genetics of populations without selection; 3. Selection: construction of a model and the properties of equilibrium populations; 4. Selection: dynamic aspects; 5. The evolution of life-histories; References; Author index; Subject index.
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