Journal of Mathematical Biology

, Volume 2, Issue 1, pp 33-39

First online:

Genetic selection and de Finetti diagrams

  • Robert IneichenAffiliated with
  • , Eduard BatscheletAffiliated withBiomathematische Abteilung, Universität Zürich

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Simple geometric constructions with triangular coordinates are presented for handling selection processes with a single pair of autosomal alleles. The selection performed on each generation is shown to be a projective mapping which can be split into two perspective collineations. The procedure is illustrated by examples.