J. Phys. I France
Volume 4, Number 10, October 1994
Page(s) 1563 - 1570
DOI: 10.1051/jp1:1994207
J. Phys. I France 4 (1994) 1563-1570

A computer simulation for biological ageing

Subinay Dasgupta

Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of Cologne, 50923 Köln, Germany

(Received 23 June 1994, accepted in final form 29 June 1994)

Here we present the computer simulation of a model for ageing, which incorporates hereditary mutations and favours in some way deleterious mutations to advantageous mutations. We simulated the behaviour for infinite population and have studied through finite size scaling how the behaviour of a finite system approaches that of an infinite system.

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