nep-evo New Economics Papers
on Evolutionary Economics
Issue of 2006‒03‒11
one paper chosen by
Matthew Baker
US Naval Academy, USA

  1. The nature of the mutation process matters By T. DEMUYNCK; A. SCHOLLAERT

    Abstract: The incorporation of small mutation rates has significantly improved the predictive capacity of evolutionary models. Bergin and Lipman [1996], however, demonstrate that this improvement depends entirely on the nature of the mutation process. We provide a constructive corroboration of their result: we derive matching mutation rates for each desired set of stochastic stable states.
    Keywords: Evolution; Mutation
    Date: 2006–01

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