Simulating short- and long-term evolutionary dynamics on rugged landscapes

@inproceedings{Trujillo2021SimulatingSA,
  title={Simulating short- and long-term evolutionary dynamics on rugged landscapes},
  author={Leonardo Trujillo and Paul Banse and Guillaume Beslon},
  booktitle={ALIFE},
  year={2021}
}
We propose a minimal model to simulate long waiting times followed by evolutionary bursts on rugged landscapes. It combines point and inversions-like mutations as sources of genetic variation. The inversions are intended to simulate one of the main chromosomal rearrangements. Using the well- known family of NK fitness landscapes, we simulate random adaptive walks, i.e. successive mutational events con- strained to incremental fitness selection. We report the emer-gence of different time scales: a… 

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