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Simple Model of Self-Organized Biological Evolution

Abstract : We give an exact solution of a recently proposed self-organized critical model of biological evolution. We show that the model has a power law distribution of durations of coevolutionary "avalanches" with a mean field exponent 3/2. We also calculate analytically the finite size effects which cut off this power law at times of the order of the system size.
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Jan De Boer, Bernard Derrida, Henrik Flyvbjerg, Andrew David Jackson, Tilo Wettig. Simple Model of Self-Organized Biological Evolution. Physical Review Letters, American Physical Society, 1994, 73 (6), pp.906-909. ⟨10.1103/PhysRevLett.73.906⟩. ⟨hal-03285604⟩



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