Lecture 5: Price equation

Here is the text for Lecture 5, which is devoted to a very unusual mathematical model of evolution: the Price equation.

Lecture 5

It is extremely interesting how a mathematical tautology, vis.

\bar{w}\Delta \bar{z}=\mbox{Cov}(w,\,z)+E(w\Delta z),

can be considered a fundamental principle in biology.


About Artem Novozhilov

I am an applied mathematician interested in studying various evolutionary processes by means of mathematical models. More on my professional activities can be found on my page https://www.ndsu.edu/pubweb/~novozhil/
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