Detecting kin selection at work using inclusive fitness.

  title={Detecting kin selection at work using inclusive fitness.},
  author={Alan Grafen},
  journal={Proceedings. Biological sciences},
  volume={274 1610},
  • Alan Grafen
  • Published 2007 in Proceedings. Biological sciences
A recent model shows that altruism can evolve with limited migration and variable group sizes, and the authors claim that kin selection cannot provide a sufficient explanation of their results. It is demonstrated, using a recent reformulation of Hamilton's original arguments, that the model falls squarely within the scope of inclusive fitness theory, which furthermore shows how to calculate inclusive fitness and the relevant relatedness. A distinction is drawn between inclusive fitness, which… CONTINUE READING

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