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Lagrangian Coherent Structures (LCS) may describe evolvable frontiers in natural populations

@article{Alicea2011LagrangianCS,
  title={Lagrangian Coherent Structures (LCS) may describe evolvable frontiers in natural populations},
  author={Bradly Alicea},
  journal={arXiv: Adaptation and Self-Organizing Systems},
  year={2011}
}
  • Bradly Alicea
  • Published 31 January 2011
  • Physics
  • arXiv: Adaptation and Self-Organizing Systems
The evolution of organismal populations is not typically thought of in terms of classical mechanics. However, many of the conceptual models used to approximate evolutionary trajectories have implicit parallels to dynamic physical systems. The parallels between currently-used evolutionary models and a type of model related to Lagrangian Coherent Structures (LCS) will be explored. The limits of evolvability in a population can be treated in a way analogous to fronts, waves, and other aggregate… 

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