Monte Carlo Analyses of Genetic Models

@article{Fraser1958MonteCA,
  title={Monte Carlo Analyses of Genetic Models},
  author={Alex Fraser},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1958},
  volume={181},
  pages={208-209}
}
  • A. Fraser
  • Published 18 January 1958
  • Biology
  • Nature
AUTOMATIC digital electronic computers, such as the SILLIAC, have several features which are of use in simulation of genetic systems. These are the ability to form sets of pseudo-random numbers1, the ability to perform the operations of logical summation, equivalence, etc., and particularly the ability to perform a sequence of operations repeatedly at high speeds. A programme2 has been written for the SILLIAC which simulates the action of selection on a population segregating for six loci. The… 

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