Evolution with State-Dependent Mutations
AbstractRecent evolutionary models have introduced "small mutation rates" as a way of refining predictions of long-run behavior. We show that if mutation rates are allowed to vary across states, then mutations no longer narrow the set of possible predictions. In particular, given any model of the effect of mutations, any invariant distribution of the "mutationless" process is close to an'invariant distribution of the process with appropriately chosen small mutation rates.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Université catholique de Louvain, Center for Operations Research and Econometrics (CORE) in its series CORE Discussion Papers with number 1994055.
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