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Evolutionary dynamics : exploring the equations of life

Author: Martin A Nowak
Publisher: Cambridge (Mass.) ; London : The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Evolutionary change is the consequence of mutation and natural selection, two concepts that can be described by mathematical equations. Introducing readers to the laws that govern the evolution of  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martin A Nowak
ISBN: 0674023382 9780674023383
OCLC Number: 492533923
Awards: Winner of AAP/Professional and Scholarly Publishing: RR Hawkins Award 2006
Description: 1 vol. (XI-363 p.) : ill. en coul. ; 25 cm
Contents: Preface 1. Introduction 2. What Evolution Is 3. Fitness Landscapes and Sequence Spaces 4. Evolutionary Games 5. Prisoners of the Dilemma 6. Finite Populations 7. Games in Finite Populations 8. Evolutionary Graph Theory 9. Spatial Games 10. HIV Infection 11. The Evolution of Virulence 12. The Evolutionary Dynamics of Cancer 13. Language Evolution 14. Conclusion Further Reading References Index
Responsibility: Martin A. Nowak.

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