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Phylogenetic inference, selection theory, and history of science : selected papers of A.W.F. Edwards, with commentaries

Author: A W F Edwards; Rasmus Winther
Publisher: Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A. W. F. Edwards is among the world's most influential mathematical geneticists and a pioneer of the statistical analysis of phylogeny. This collection of his seminal papers, accompanied by  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Collected Work
Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Named Person: A W F Edwards; A W F Edwards
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A W F Edwards; Rasmus Winther
ISBN: 9781107111721 1107111722
OCLC Number: 1019839989
Description: xi, 540 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction Rasmus Gronfeldt Winther; Part I. Selected Papers of A. W. F. Edwards: 1. The reconstruction of evolution (1963) with L. L. Cavalli-Sforza; 2. Reconstruction of evolutionary trees (1964) with L. L. Cavalli-Sforza; 3. Analysis of human evolution under random genetic drift (1964) with L. L. Cavalli-Sforza and I. Barrai; 4. Analysis of human evolution (1965) with L. L. Cavalli-Sforza; 5. A method for cluster analysis (1965) with L. L. Cavalli-Sforza; 6. Studying human evolution by computer (1966); 7. Estimation procedures for evolutionary branching processes (1966) with L. L. Cavalli-Sforza; 8. Fundamental theorem of natural selection (1967); 9. Phylogenetic analysis: models and estimation procedures (1967) with L. L. Cavalli-Sforza; 10. Statistical methods in scientific inference (1969); 11. Estimation of the branch points of a branching diffusion process (1970); 12. Review of Evolution and the Genetics of Populations, Volume 2 by S. Wright (1971); 13. Affinity as revealed by differences in gene frequencies (1972) with L. L. Cavalli-Sforza; 14. Likelihood (1972); 15. The history of likelihood (1974); 16. Are Mendel's results really too close? (1986); 17. Probability and likelihood in genetic counselling (1989); 18. The fundamental theorem of natural selection (1994); 19. Assessing molecular phylogenies (1995); 20. The origin and early development of the method of minimum evolution for the reconstruction of evolutionary trees (1996); 21. Darwin and Mendel united: the contributions of Fisher, Haldane and Wright up to 1932 (2001); 22. Human genetic diversity: Lewontin's fallacy (2003); 23. Parsimony and computers (2004); 24. Statistical methods for evolutionary trees (2009); 25. Mathematizing Darwin (2011); 26. Robert Heath Lock and his textbook of genetics, 1906 (2013); 27. R. A. Fisher's gene-centred view of evolution and the fundamental theorem of natural selection (2014); 28. Analysing nature's experiment: Fisher's inductive theorem of natural selection (2016); Part II. Commentaries: 29. Anthony Edwards' seminal contributions to phylogenetics, likelihood, and understanding R. A. Fisher and the history of genetics Walter Bodmer; 30. Anthony Edwards, Luca Cavalli-Sforza, and phylogenies Joseph Felsenstein; 31. The historic split and merger of gene trees and species trees Rasmus Nielsen; 32. Likelihood and the comparative method in evolutionary biology Mark Pagel; 33. Likelihood inference in models for the genetic diversity of populations Elizabeth Thompson; 34. A. W. F. Edwards and the origin of Bayesian phylogenetics Ziheng Yang; 35. A conversation about Fisher (1930, 1958) Warren J. Ewens; 36. Edwards on Fisher's fundamental theorem of natural selection Samir Okasha; 37. A. W. F. Edwards, R. A. Fisher and the genetical theory of natural selection Maurizio Esposito; 38. Reading and misreading Fisher: Anthony Edwards and the history of population genetics Jean-Baptiste Grodwohl; 39. Variance-partitioning and classification in human population genetics Noah A. Rosenberg; Part III. Interviews with A. W. F. Edwards: Day 1: Selection theory; Day 2: Phylogenetic inference; Day 3: Edwards and Fisher; Part IV. A. W. F. Edwards: 40. A W. F. Edwards: curriculum vitae; 41. A. W. F. Edwards: list of scientific publications; Appendices: a geometric interpretation of Edwards 2003 Amir Najmi; The genetic reification of 'race': a story of two mathematical methods Rasmus Gronfeldt Winther; 'My Fisher' A. W. F. Edwards; 1963 Antonio's theorem.
Other Titles: Works.
Responsibility: edited by Rasmus Gronfeldt Winther.

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