A theory of Fisher's reproductive value

@article{Grafen2006ATO,
  title={A theory of Fisher's reproductive value},
  author={Alan Grafen},
  journal={Journal of Mathematical Biology},
  year={2006},
  volume={53},
  pages={15-60}
}
  • A. Grafen
  • Published 2006
  • Mathematics, Medicine
  • Journal of Mathematical Biology
The formal Darwinism project aims to provide a mathematically rigorous basis for optimisation thinking in relation to natural selection. This paper deals with the situation in which individuals in a population belong to classes, such as sexes, or size and/or age classes. Fisher introduced the concept of reproductive value into biology to help analyse evolutionary processes of populations divided into classes. Here a rigorously defined and very general structure justifies, and shows the unity of… Expand
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