# The effect of spatial randomness on the average fixation time of mutants

@article{FarhangSardroodi2017TheEO, title={The effect of spatial randomness on the average fixation time of mutants}, author={S. Farhang-Sardroodi and A. Darooneh and M. Nikbakht and N. Komarova and M. Kohandel}, journal={PLoS Computational Biology}, year={2017}, volume={13} }

The mean conditional fixation time of a mutant is an important measure of stochastic population dynamics, widely studied in ecology and evolution. Here, we investigate the effect of spatial randomness on the mean conditional fixation time of mutants in a constant population of cells, N. Specifically, we assume that fitness values of wild type cells and mutants at different locations come from given probability distributions and do not change in time. We study spatial arrangements of cells on… Expand

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