Table 2 Summary of notation and definitions
KNo. of mutants
DTotal no. of reads per sampling time point (sequencing depth)
Embedded ImageInitial population size of mutant i
Embedded Image(Exponential) growth rate of mutant i
Embedded ImageNo. of mutants of type i at time t
Embedded ImageVector of the observed no. of sequencing reads sampled at time t
Embedded ImageRelative frequency of mutant i at time t
τNo. of samples taken
Embedded ImageDuration of the experiment
TNo. of sampling time points Embedded Image
Embedded ImageSelection coefficient of mutant i