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Population Genetics with R: An Introduction for Life Scientists

Áki Jarl Láruson and Floyd Allan Reed


Population genetics is an inherently quantitative discipline. Because the focus of population genetics studies is usually on abstract concepts like the frequencies of genetic variants over time, it can at first glance be difficult to conceptualize and appropriately visualize. As more and more quantitative models and methods have become established in the discipline, it has become necessary for people just entering the field to quickly develop a good understanding of the many layers of complex approaches, so as to correctly interpret even basic results. An unfortunate side effect of the widespr ... More

Keywords: Population genetics, Programming, R language, Life sciences, Statistics

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9780198829539
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2021 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198829539.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Áki Jarl Láruson, author
Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Natural Resources, Cornell University, USA

Floyd Allan Reed, author
Associate Professor, Department of Biology, University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA