Geoff Wild

Summary

Affiliation: University of Western Ontario
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc The evolution of dispersal conditioned on migration status
    Sarder Mohammed Asaduzzaman
    Department of Applied Mathematics, The University of Western Ontario London, ON, N6A 5B7, Canada
    Ecol Evol 2:822-43. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Sexual conflict in viscous populations: the effect of the timing of dispersal
    Geoff Wild
    Department of Applied Mathematics, The University of Western Ontario, London, ON N6A 5B7, Canada
    Theor Popul Biol 80:298-316. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Direct fitness for dynamic kin selection
    G Wild
    Department of Applied Mathematics, The University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada
    J Evol Biol 24:1598-610. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Inclusive fitness from multitype branching processes
    Geoff Wild
    Department of Applied Mathematics, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, N6A 5B7, Canada
    Bull Math Biol 73:1028-51. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Wild, Gardner & West reply
    Geoff Wild
    Department of Applied Mathematics, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario N6A 5B7, Canada
    Nature 463:E9-E10. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Adaptation and the evolution of parasite virulence in a connected world
    Geoff Wild
    Department of Applied Mathematics, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario N6A 5B7, Canada
    Nature 459:983-6. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Investment in the public good through conditional phenotypes of large effect
    G Wild
    Department of Applied Mathematics, University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada
    J Evol Biol 22:927-41. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Toward evolutionary graphs with two sexes: a kin selection analysis of a sex allocation problem
    Geoff Wild
    Department of Applied Mathematics, University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada
    J Evol Biol 21:1428-37. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint A sex allocation theory for vertebrates: combining local resource competition and condition-dependent allocation
    Geoff Wild
    Department of Applied Mathematics, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario N6A 5B7, Canada
    Am Nat 170:E112-28. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint The different limits of weak selection and the evolutionary dynamics of finite populations
    Geoff Wild
    Department of Applied Mathematics, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ont, Canada N6A 5B7
    J Theor Biol 247:382-90. 2007

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. pmc The evolution of dispersal conditioned on migration status
    Sarder Mohammed Asaduzzaman
    Department of Applied Mathematics, The University of Western Ontario London, ON, N6A 5B7, Canada
    Ecol Evol 2:822-43. 2012
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  2. doi request reprint Sexual conflict in viscous populations: the effect of the timing of dispersal
    Geoff Wild
    Department of Applied Mathematics, The University of Western Ontario, London, ON N6A 5B7, Canada
    Theor Popul Biol 80:298-316. 2011
    ..We discuss the implications of our results for sexual conflict in various species of insects, but focus primarily on dipteran flies of the family Sepsidae...
  3. doi request reprint Direct fitness for dynamic kin selection
    G Wild
    Department of Applied Mathematics, The University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada
    J Evol Biol 24:1598-610. 2011
    ..I illustrate the modified direct-fitness model with an example studied by previous authors, and I show how the direct-fitness perspective can aid the validation of analytical results by means of a genetic algorithm...
  4. doi request reprint Inclusive fitness from multitype branching processes
    Geoff Wild
    Department of Applied Mathematics, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, N6A 5B7, Canada
    Bull Math Biol 73:1028-51. 2011
    ..Overall, then, I provide a connection between certain inclusive-fitness-based approaches routinely applied in theoretical studies of social evolution...
  5. ncbi request reprint Wild, Gardner & West reply
    Geoff Wild
    Department of Applied Mathematics, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario N6A 5B7, Canada
    Nature 463:E9-E10. 2010
    ..However, we pointed out the links to multi-level selection, and we believe that a misunderstanding has arisen because they have fundamentally conflated selection and adaptation...
  6. doi request reprint Adaptation and the evolution of parasite virulence in a connected world
    Geoff Wild
    Department of Applied Mathematics, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario N6A 5B7, Canada
    Nature 459:983-6. 2009
    ..This demonstrates that reduced virulence can be understood as an individual-level adaptation by the parasite to maximize its inclusive fitness, and clarifies the links with virulence theory more generally...
  7. doi request reprint Investment in the public good through conditional phenotypes of large effect
    G Wild
    Department of Applied Mathematics, University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada
    J Evol Biol 22:927-41. 2009
    ..Numerical results are supported by computer simulation, and results, themselves, are briefly discussed in a concluding section...
  8. doi request reprint Toward evolutionary graphs with two sexes: a kin selection analysis of a sex allocation problem
    Geoff Wild
    Department of Applied Mathematics, University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada
    J Evol Biol 21:1428-37. 2008
    ..Our analysis also highlights the advantages and disadvantages of applying kin selection to the study of evolutionary graphs...
  9. ncbi request reprint A sex allocation theory for vertebrates: combining local resource competition and condition-dependent allocation
    Geoff Wild
    Department of Applied Mathematics, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario N6A 5B7, Canada
    Am Nat 170:E112-28. 2007
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint The different limits of weak selection and the evolutionary dynamics of finite populations
    Geoff Wild
    Department of Applied Mathematics, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ont, Canada N6A 5B7
    J Theor Biol 247:382-90. 2007
    ..It turns out that this condition is fulfilled by the popular parametrization of the prisoner's dilemma in benefits and costs. However, for general payoff matrices differences between the two frameworks prevail...
  11. ncbi request reprint Sex ratios when helpers stay at the nest
    Geoff Wild
    Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario K7L 3N6, Canada
    Evolution 60:2012-22. 2006
    ..This consequence of helping has not been previously recognized...
  12. doi request reprint Genomic imprinting and sex allocation
    Geoff Wild
    Department of Applied Mathematics, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario N6A 5B7, Canada
    Am Nat 173:E1-14. 2009
    ..Within the social hymenoptera, we expect especially strong selection for genomic imprinting in species subject to local resource competition, such as honeybees and army ants...
  13. ncbi request reprint Evolution of cooperation in a finite homogeneous graph
    Peter D Taylor
    Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Queen s University Kingston, Ontario K7L 3N6, Canada
    Nature 447:469-72. 2007
    ..For other types of population regulation our results reveal that cooperation can invade if players choose partners along relatively 'high-weight' edges...
  14. ncbi request reprint The evolutionary consequences of plasticity in host-pathogen interactions
    Peter D Taylor
    Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Queen s University, Kingston, ON, Canada K7L 3N6
    Theor Popul Biol 69:323-31. 2006
    ..We find, quite generally, that plasticity promotes the evolution of higher levels of cooperation, in this case leading to reduced levels of both virulence and clearance...
  15. ncbi request reprint From inclusive fitness to fixation probability in homogeneous structured populations
    Peter D Taylor
    Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada K7L 3N6
    J Theor Biol 249:101-10. 2007
    ..The results are illustrated for a model of the evolution of cooperation in a finite island population...
  16. ncbi request reprint A kin-selection approach to the resolution of sex-ratio conflict between mates
    Geoff Wild
    Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Queen s University, Kingston, Ont, Canada
    J Theor Biol 236:126-36. 2005
    ..Under the sequential model, a compromise is always achieved; however this compromise favours one perspective or the other, depending on the extent to which maternal investment influences offspring survival...
  17. ncbi request reprint Sex allocation and dispersal in a heterogeneous two-patch environment
    Geoff Wild
    Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada K7L 3N6
    Theor Popul Biol 70:225-35. 2006
    ..Second-when sex-specific differences are small-unbiased sex-allocation is predicted with no dispersal between habitats...
  18. pmc Fitness and evolutionary stability in game theoretic models of finite populations
    Geoff Wild
    Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario K7L 3N6, Canada
    Proc Biol Sci 271:2345-9. 2004
    ..We apply this result to matrix games in which the use of mixed strategies is permitted, and find here an equivalence between the RF and FP conditions for evolutionary stability...
  19. ncbi request reprint Ecological constraints influence the emergence of cooperative breeding when population dynamics determine the fitness of helpers
    David V McLeod
    Department of Applied Mathematics, The University of Western Ontario, 1151 Richmond Street, London, Ontario, Canada, N6A 5B7
    Evolution 67:3221-32. 2013
    ..We conclude that ecological constraints can exert influence over the evolution of auxiliary help when population dynamics are considered; moreover, that influence need not coincide with direct fitness benefits as previously found. ..
  20. ncbi request reprint The relationship between ecology and the optimal helping strategy in cooperative breeders
    David V McLeod
    Department of Applied Mathematics, The University of Western Ontario, 1151 Richmond Street, London, Ontario, Canada N6A 5B7 Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Queen s University, 99 University Ave Kingston, Ontario, Canada K7L 3N6
    J Theor Biol 354:25-34. 2014
    ..g. high breeder mortality), minimize breeder-auxiliary conflict, whereas when there are appealing aspects (e.g. low breeder mortality) and few constraints, breeder-auxiliary conflict is maximized. ..