Finite Populations

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


In the arguments in Chapter 3 leading to the Hardy-Weinberg principle, we found that, in order to obtain the actual genic structure sg, or genotypic structure Sg, of the population in a future generation g, we had to assume that the population was “infinitely” large.


Genetic Drift Effective Population Size Gene Frequency Random Mating Finite Population 
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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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