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Efficient Coalescent Simulation and Genealogical Analysis for Large Sample Sizes
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Sparse trees and coalescence records are introduced as the key units of genealogical analysis and exact simulation of the coalescent with recombination for chromosome-sized regions over hundreds of thousands of samples is possible, and substantially faster than present-day approximate methods. Expand
An introduction to superprocesses
Superprocesses as diffusion approximations Qualitative behaviour I The Le Gall representation The relationship between our two classes of superprocesses A countable representation QualitativeExpand
A course in financial calculus
Finance provides a dramatic example of the successful application of advanced mathematical techniques to the practical problem of pricing financial derivatives. This self-contained 2002 text isExpand
Some Mathematical Models from Population Genetics
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This work provides a rapid introduction to a range of mathematical models that have their origins in theoretical population genetics and falls into two classes: forwards in time models for the evolution of frequencies of different genetic types in a population; and backwards in time model that trace out the genealogical relationships between individuals in a sample from the population. Expand
Neutral evolution in spatially continuous populations.
We introduce a general recursion for the probability of identity in state of two individuals sampled from a population subject to mutation, migration, and random drift in a two-dimensional continuum.Expand
COALESCENCE IN A RANDOM BACKGROUND
We consider a single genetic locus which carries two alleles, labelled P and Q. This locus experiences selection and mutation. It is linked to a second neutral locus with recombination rate r . If rExpand
A coalescent dual process in a Moran model with genic selection, and the lambda coalescent limit.
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It is shown that in the limit of infinite population size the non-neutral Moran models converge to a Markov jump process which is called the lamda-Fleming-Viot process with viability selection and a coalescent dual is derived for this process directly from the generator and as a limit from the Moran models. Expand
Alpha-Stable Branching and Beta-Coalescents
We determine that the continuous-state branching processes for which the genealogy, suitably time-changed, can be described by an autonomous Markov process are precisely those arising fromExpand
The infinitesimal model: Definition, derivation, and implications.
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It is proved in particular that, within each family, the genetic components of the individual trait values in the current generation are indeed normally distributed with a variance independent of ancestral traits, up to an error of order 1∕M. Expand
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