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Author Epperson, Bryan K
Title Geographical Genetics (MPB-38)
Imprint Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2003
©2003
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Descript 1 online resource (372 pages)
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Series Monographs in Population Biology Ser. ; v.38
Monographs in Population Biology Ser
Note Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Preface -- 1. Space-Time Population Genetics -- 2. Geographical Patterns Observed in Nature -- Standard Patterns of Genetic Isolation by Distance -- Directional Patterns -- Complex Paths of Migration -- Other Complexities of Migration Processes -- Effects of Temporal Changes on Spatial Patterns -- Spatial Patterns Caused by Selection -- Partition of Genetic Variation -- 3. Ancient Events in Spatial-Temporal Processes -- Out of Africa -- Patterns Caused by More Recent Expansions of Human Populations -- Patterns in Other Species -- 4. Spatial and Space-Time Statistics -- Spatial Autocorrelation Statistics -- Moran's I Statistic -- Correlograms -- Mantel Tests for Correlations of Genetic Distance with Geographic Distance -- Measures of Geographic Distances and Special Weighting Schemes -- Directional Autocorrelation and Special Weighting Schemes -- Spatial Statistics for Localized and Systemic Spatial Nonstationarity -- Multiple Genetic Characters -- Spatial Models and Statistical Analyses of Spatial Patterns -- Space-Time Analysis -- Measures of Kinship -- Measures of Overall Degree of Genetic Differentiation of a System -- Other Estimators -- 5. Theory of Genetics as Stochastic Spatial-Temporal Processes -- Spatial Probabilities of Identity by Descent -- Spatial and Space-Time Genetic Correlations -- Stochastic Migration -- Negatively Shared Stochastic Migration Effects -- Migration Matrices -- F Statistics and Wright's Island Model -- Space-Time Probabilities of Identity by Descent -- Space-Time Coalescence Probabilities -- Heterozygosity -- Mutation Models -- Clines -- Population Expansions -- Multilocus Processes -- Theoretical Dispersal Curves -- 6. Synthesis: Tying Spatial Patterns among Populations to Space-Time Processes -- 7. Spatial Patterns Observed within Populations
Standard Forms of Genetic Isolation by Distance -- Spatial Autocorrelation Observed within Populations-Moran's I Statistics -- Observed Join-Count Statistics -- Values for Other Measures -- Biparental Inbreeding Caused by Spatial Structure and Its Interaction with Inbreeding Depression and Selection -- The Roles of Demographic Factors in Spatial Structure -- Using Spatial Patterns to Detect Natural Selection -- 8. Statistical Methods for Spatial Structure within Populations -- Distribution Theory for Join Counts -- Moran's I Statistics in Terms of Join Counts -- Statistical Properties of Join-Count Statistics -- Statistical Properties of Moran's I Statistics for Quadrats -- Statistical Properties of Moran's I Statistics for Individual Genotypes -- Covariances of Moran's I for Converted Individual Genotypes of Multiallelic Loci -- Multiple-Locus Estimators -- F Statistics -- Measures of Kinship -- 9. Theory of Spatial Structure within Populations -- Genealogies and Identity by Descent -- Kinship and A Priori Covariance -- Relationship of Various Measures of Observable Spatial Covariances to the Theoretic Values -- Wright's View -- Mechanistic Models of Dispersal -- 10. Emerging Study -- Emerged Conclusions -- Future Studies -- Literature Cited -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- W -- Y
Population genetics has made great strides in applying statistical analysis and mathematical modeling to understand how genes mutate and spread through populations over time. But real populations also live in space. Streams, mountains, and other geographic features often divide populations, limit migration, or otherwise influence gene flow. This book rigorously examines the processes that determine geographic patterns of genetic variation, providing a comprehensive guide to their study and interpretation. Geographical Genetics has a unique focus on the mathematical relationships of spatial statistical measures of patterns to stochastic processes. It also develops the probability and distribution theory of various spatial statistics for analysis of population genetic data, detailing exact methods for using various spatial features to make precise inferences about migration, natural selection, and other dynamic forces. The book also reviews the experimental literature on the types of spatial patterns of genetic variation found within and among populations. And it makes an unprecedented strong connection between observed measures of spatial patterns and those predicted theoretically. Along the way, it introduces readers to the mathematics of spatial statistics, applications to specific population genetic systems, and the relationship between the mathematics of space-time processes and the formal theory of geographical genetics. Written by a leading authority, this is the first comprehensive treatment of geographical genetics. It is a much-needed guide to the theory, techniques, and applications of a field that will play an increasingly important role in population biology and ecology
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Epperson, Bryan K. Geographical Genetics (MPB-38) Princeton : Princeton University Press,c2003 9780691086699
Subject Medical geography.;Population genetics.;Population geography
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Alt Author Epperson, Bryan K. K
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