Complexity Explorer Santa Fe Institute

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Origins Of Life (Summer 2020)

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5.6 Selection Theory » Quasispecies and Error Catastrophe

The next video features SFI Faculty Michael Lachmann discussing selection theory in detail.  You will need linear algebra to understand the derivations and implications.  This video is optional. 

Download the description of the variables he uses here.

Download the pdf of the slides here

If you would like to run the script that Michael uses in the video - you will need to download the TeXmacs application for free here and then download the script here. Enjoy!