Journal of Mathematical Biology

, Volume 14, Issue 2, pp 159–176

Critical manifolds, travelling waves, and an example from population genetics

  • C. Conley
  • P. Fife


A generalized Morse index theory is used to study travelling waves in a natural selection-migration model for a diploid organism when the selective strength is weak.

Key words

Selection Travelling wave Morse index 


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© Springer-Verlag 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Conley
    • 1
  • P. Fife
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of MathematicsUniversity of WisconsinMadisonUSA
  2. 2.Department of MathematicsUniversity of ArizonaTucsonUSA

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