AM  Vol.2 No.1 , January 2011
Discrete Evolutionary Genetics: Multiplicative Fitnesses and the Mutation-Fitness Balance
ABSTRACT
We revisit the multi-allelic mutation-fitness balance problem especially when fitnesses are multiplicative. Using ideas arising from quasi-stationary distributions, we analyze the qualitative differences between the fitness-first and mutation-first models, under various schemes of the mutation pattern. We give some stochastic domination relations between the equilibrium states resulting from these models.

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nullT. Huillet and S. Martinez, "Discrete Evolutionary Genetics: Multiplicative Fitnesses and the Mutation-Fitness Balance," Applied Mathematics, Vol. 2 No. 1, 2011, pp. 11-22. doi: 10.4236/am.2011.21002.
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