An Ancestral Recombination Graph for Diploid Populations with Skewed Offspring Distribution

  title={An Ancestral Recombination Graph for Diploid Populations with Skewed Offspring Distribution},
  author={Matthias C. F. Birkner and Jochen Blath and Bjarki Eldon},
  pages={255 - 290}
A large offspring-number diploid biparental multilocus population model of Moran type is our object of study. At each time step, a pair of diploid individuals drawn uniformly at random contributes offspring to the population. The number of offspring can be large relative to the total population size. Similar “heavily skewed” reproduction mechanisms have been recently considered by various authors (cf. e.g., Eldon and Wakeley 2006, 2008) and reviewed by Hedgecock and Pudovkin (2011). Each… 

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