The pace of evolution across fitness valleys.

@article{Gokhale2009ThePO,
  title={The pace of evolution across fitness valleys.},
  author={Chaitanya S. Gokhale and Yoh Iwasa and Martin A. Nowak and Arne Traulsen},
  journal={Journal of theoretical biology},
  year={2009},
  volume={259 3},
  pages={
          613-20
        }
}
How fast does a population evolve from one fitness peak to another? We study the dynamics of evolving, asexually reproducing populations in which a certain number of mutations jointly confer a fitness advantage. We consider the time until a population has evolved from one fitness peak to another one with a higher fitness. The order of mutations can either be fixed or random. If the order of mutations is fixed, then the population follows a metaphorical ridge, a single path. If the order of… Expand

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