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Solving the selection-recombination equation: Ancestral lines under selection and recombination

  title={Solving the selection-recombination equation: Ancestral lines under selection and recombination},
  author={Ellen Baake and Frederic Alberti},
  journal={arXiv: Probability},
The deterministic selection-recombination equation describes the evolution of the genetic type composition of a population under the evolutionary forces of selection and recombination in a law of large numbers regime. So far, only the special case of three sites with selection acting on one of them has been treated, but only approximately and without any obvious pathway towards generalisations. In this contribution, we use a probabilistic, genealogical approach for the case of an \emph… 
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  • Mathematics
    Theoretical population biology
  • 1983