, Volume 43, Issue 1, pp 51-57

Game dynamics in mendelian populations

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Abstract

A game theoretical model for the evolution of strategies in animal conflicts is considered, using methods from dynamical systems and population genetics. It is shown that the Hardy-Weinbergequilibrium is readily approached. The differential equation for the gene frequencies is more complicated than that which has been studied previously in the corresponding asexual case.

This work has been supported financially by the Austrian Fonds zur Förderung der wissenschaftlichen Forschung, Projekt No. 3502