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Selection in a spatially structured population

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This thesis focus on the effect that selection has on the ancestry of a spatially structured population. In the absence of selection, the ancestry of a sample from the population behaves as a system of random walks that coalesce upon meeting. Backwards in time, each ancestral lineage jumps, at the time of its birth, to the location of its parent, and whenever two ancestral lineages have the same parent they jump to the same location and coalesce. Introducing selective forces to the evoluti...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
St Cross College
Department:
Mathematical,Physical & Life Sciences Division - Statistics
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Supervisor
Publication date:
2014
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
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uuid:3a20f7a3-27cd-4cbb-9e88-7ebb21ce4e0d
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ora:12186

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