The Generational Cycle of State Spaces and Adequate Genetical Representation *

@inproceedings{Lloyd2008TheGC,
  title={The Generational Cycle of State Spaces and Adequate Genetical Representation *},
  author={Elisabeth A. Lloyd and Richard C. Lewontin and Marcus W. Feldman},
  year={2008}
}
Most models of generational succession in sexually reproducing populations necessarily move back and forth between genic and genotypic spaces. We show that transitions between and within these spaces are usually hidden by unstated assumptions about processes in these spaces. We also examine a widely endorsed claim regarding the mathematical equivalence of kin-, group-, individual-, and allelic-selection models made by Lee Dugatkin and Kern Reeve. We show that the claimed mathematical… CONTINUE READING