The approximate controllability of a model for mutant selection

Hans F. Weinberger

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It is shown that the problem of eliminating a less-fit allele by allowing a mixture of genotypes whose densities satisfy a system of reaction-diffusion equations with population control to evolve in a reactor with impenetrable walls is approximately controllable.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)741-747
Number of pages7
JournalEvolution Equations and Control Theory
Issue number4
StatePublished - 2013
Externally publishedYes

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  • Approx-imate controllability
  • Evolutionary selection
  • Parabolic system
  • Population genetics


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