Adaptation in simple and complex fitness landscapes

@article{Jain2005AdaptationIS,
  title={Adaptation in simple and complex fitness landscapes},
  author={Kavita Jain and Joachim H A Krug},
  journal={arXiv: Populations and Evolution},
  year={2005}
}
  • K. Jain, J. Krug
  • Published 5 August 2005
  • Biology
  • arXiv: Populations and Evolution
This is an introductory review of deterministic mutation-selection models for asexual populations (i.e., quasispecies theory) and related topics. First, the basic concepts of fitness, mutations, and sequence space are introduced. Different types of mutation-selection dynamics are defined and their relation to problems of statistical physics are outlined. Then the stationary population distribution in simple, single peak fitness landscapes is discussed at length, with particular emphasis on the… 

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