TABLE 1

List of symbols

SymbolExplanation
λ Scale parameter in gamma process
m Shape parameter in gamma process
cj Recombination rate per generation in hotspot xj
c Expectation of cj
γ j 4Ncj
γ 4Nc
rzdz Recombination rate per generation in site z
r z1z2 Recombination rate per generation between sites z1 and z2
r Expectation of r01, r = λc/m
ρ z1z2 4Nrz1z2
ρ Expectation of ρ01, ρ = λγ/m
v Homogeneous recombination rate per gene per generation
v 4Nv