Overlapping Generations

  • Albert Jacquard
Part of the Biomathematics book series (BIOMATHEMATICS, volume 5)


One of the conditions which we had to assume in order to derive the Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium was that the members of the population belong to distinct generations, and that individuals from different generations do not breed with one another. For such a population, the set of ancestors of the population’s members has no element in common with the set of the population’s descendants.


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© Springer-Verlag Berlin · Heidelberg 1974

Authors and Affiliations

  • Albert Jacquard
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  1. 1.Institut National d’Etudes DémographiquesParisFrance

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