Tag Archives: Evolutionary game theory

Group selection versus kin selection

The group-selection dustup continues: E. O. Wilson calls Richard Dawkins a “journalist”

Posted in Evolutionary theory | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Modeling biological evolution

Here is the latest issue of Mathematical Modelling of Natural Phenomena devoted to the modeling of biological evolution: link This volume includes my (with co-authors) paper Replicator Equations and Space, which is somewhat different from the arXiv version in a few … Continue reading

Posted in Evolutionary theory, Peer review, Publishing | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

JMM 2013: Impressions

Here are some personal impressions from JMM 2013: I attended in full only three sections. To make an interesting conference when there are over 6 thousand registered participants is almost impossible. However, the section on AMS Special Session on the Mathematics … Continue reading

Posted in conferences | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Iterated Prisoner’s Dilemma

Here are two recent texts on the iterated prisoner’s dilemma: Extortion and cooperation in the Prisoner’s Dilemma Iterated Prisoner’s Dilemma contains strategies that dominate any evolutionary opponent via Yuri Wolf Added: post by John Hawks

Posted in Evolutionary theory | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Lectures on Mathematical foundations of evolutionary theory

I looked through my lectures on the course I gave twice during the last couple of years and made some small changes, fixed a few typos, etc. Here are all the lectures together, in Russian: Lecture 0: A naive introduction … Continue reading

Posted in Evolutionary theory, Teaching | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Prisoner’s Dilemma in Action


Posted in Evolutionary theory, Teaching | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

A crash course in evolutionary game theory

I prepared these notes (in Russian) to test my students. This is a very short account of evolutionary game theory and applications of the replicator equation. There are wonderful books in English (see the references in the text) of any … Continue reading

Posted in Evolutionary theory, Teaching | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

On kin selection (update)

This is an update on this post. The evolutionary biology community answered massively in the last Nature issue. There are total of 5 brief communications stating that Nowak et al. are wrong, who still stand by their work and claim … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment