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Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society
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Mathematical models, problems, and controversies of evolutionary theory


Author: Samuel Karlin
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 10 (1984), 221-273
MSC (1980): Primary 92A10, 92-02; Secondary 92-03
MathSciNet review: 733693
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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/S0273-0979-1984-15239-X
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