Extension of covariance selection mathematics

  title={Extension of covariance selection mathematics},
  author={GEORGE R. Price},
  journal={Annals of Human Genetics},
  • G. Price
  • Published 1 April 1972
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  • Annals of Human Genetics
This paper gives some extensions of the selection mathematics based on the covariance function published in Price (1970). Application of the mathematics to ‘group selection’ is briefly illustrated. More about applications will be shown in a later paper concerning ‘ Selection in populations with overlapping generations’, which will be submitted to this journal. To facilitate reference in that paper, the equations in this paper are labelled with the letter ‘A. The mathematics given here applies… 
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& Row), has some similarity to my equation (A17), though their equation involves variance rather than covariance and fitnesses instead of gene frequencies
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