# A theory of Fisher's reproductive value

@article{Grafen2006ATO, title={A theory of Fisher's reproductive value}, author={Alan Grafen}, journal={Journal of Mathematical Biology}, year={2006}, volume={53}, pages={15-60} }

The formal Darwinism project aims to provide a mathematically rigorous basis for optimisation thinking in relation to natural selection. This paper deals with the situation in which individuals in a population belong to classes, such as sexes, or size and/or age classes. Fisher introduced the concept of reproductive value into biology to help analyse evolutionary processes of populations divided into classes. Here a rigorously defined and very general structure justifies, and shows the unity of… Expand

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