Symbol | Quantitative genetics/statistical physics |
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A | Macroscopic observables |

Constraints | |

α | Evolutionary forces/Lagrange multipliers |

Distribution of allele frequencies/Boltzmann distribution | |

Neutral distribution (no mutation)/reference distribution | |

Relative entropy, negative Kullback-Leibler divergence | |

Mean fitness | |

Population size in a diploid population | |

L | Number of loci contributing to the trait |

B | Additive genetic covariance matrix |

C | Covariance in fluctuations/susceptibility matrix |

Flux of the probability mass at frequency p |