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Modern Developments in Theoretical Population Genetics: The Legacy of Gustave Malecot

Edited By: Montgomery Slatkin and Michel Veuille

264 pages, Figs, tabs

Oxford University Press

Paperback | Sep 2002 | #128536 | ISBN: 0198599633
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Hardback | Sep 2002 | #128535 | ISBN: 0198599625
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About this book

Contains chapters by leading population geneticists that summarise many of the recent developments in population genetics theory and its application to genetic data.


Contents

M Veuille and M Slatkin: Introduction; 2: Michel Gillois: The scientific work of Gustave Malecot (1911-1998), our common heritage; 3: Newton E Morton: Applications and extensions of Malecot's work in human genetics; 4: Tomoko Ohta: Usefulness of the identity coefficients for assessing evolutionary forces; 5: Naoyuki Takahata and Yoko Satta: Pre-speciation coalescence and the effective size of ancestral populations; 6: Wolfgang Stephan and Yuseob Kim: Recent applications of diffusion theory to population genetics; 7: R C Griffiths: Ancestral inference from gene trees; 8: Joseph Felsenstein: Contrast for a within-species comparative method; 9: Noah Rosenberg and Marcus Feldman: The relationship between coalscence times and population divergence times; 10: Bryan K Epperson: Spatio-temporal properties of gene genealogies in geographically structured populations; 11: Warren Ewens and Norman Kaplan: Linkage analysis and coalescents; 12: Magnus Nordborg and Stephen M Krone: Separation of time scales and convergence to the coalescent in structured populations; 13: Montgomery Slatkin: The age of alleles

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