Journal of Mathematical Biology

, Volume 2, Issue 1, pp 33–39 | Cite as

Genetic selection and de Finetti diagrams

  • Robert Ineichen
  • Eduard Batschelet


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.


Stochastic Process Probability Theory Selection Process Mathematical Biology Matrix Theory 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert Ineichen
    • 1
  • Eduard Batschelet
    • 2
  1. 1.HorwSwitzerland
  2. 2.Biomathematische AbteilungUniversität ZürichZürichSwitzerland

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