Evolutionary Dynamics of Biological Games

@article{Nowak2004EvolutionaryDO,
  title={Evolutionary Dynamics of Biological Games},
  author={Martin A. Nowak and Karl Sigmund},
  journal={Science},
  year={2004},
  volume={303},
  pages={793 - 799}
}
Darwinian dynamics based on mutation and selection form the core of mathematical models for adaptation and coevolution of biological populations. The evolutionary outcome is often not a fitness-maximizing equilibrium but can include oscillations and chaos. For studying frequency-dependent selection, game-theoretic arguments are more appropriate than optimization algorithms. Replicator and adaptive dynamics describe short- and long-term evolution in phenotype space and have found applications… 

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