Table 1 Glossary of notation
SymbolUsage
NDiploid population size (with Embedded Image haplotypes), denoted Embedded Image if measured across a subdivided population
Embedded Image Embedded ImageFrequency of derived allele at site A, B
Embedded ImageFrequency of haplotypes carrying derived allele at both sites
Embedded ImageLinkage disequilibrium between two sites, Embedded Image
Embedded ImageStandardized linkage disequilibrium, Embedded Image
Embedded Image“Ratio of means” measure of linkage disequilibrium, Embedded Image
Embedded ImageCoalescent time at site A (if sampled from haplotypes i, j)
σFraction of offspring produced via sex
c, Embedded ImageProbability of meiotic (mitotic) crossing over between two sites
Embedded Image Embedded ImageProbability of meiotic (mitotic) crossing over between two adjacent sites
Embedded Image, Embedded ImageProbability of mitotic gene conversion covering one, two sites (analytical model)
Embedded Image Embedded ImageProbability of meiotic gene conversion covering one, two sites (analytical model)
g, Embedded ImageProbability of mitotic (meiotic) gene conversion initiating at a site
ΩPopulation-level frequency of sex, Embedded Image
ρ, Embedded ImagePopulation-level rate of meiotic (mitotic) crossing over, Embedded Image (Embedded Image)
Embedded ImagePopulation-level rate of mitotic crossing over between two adjacent sites, Embedded Image
Embedded Image, Embedded ImagePopulation-level rate of mitotic (meiotic) gene conversion affecting a single site, Embedded Image (Embedded Image)
GPopulation-level rate of gene conversion initiation, Embedded Image
Embedded ImageAverage length of mitotic (meiotic) gene conversion event
LNumber of sampled sites; Embedded Image is number of breakpoints
Q, Embedded ImageNumber of breakpoints in units of average gene conversion length [e.g., Embedded Image for mitotic gene conversion]
RPopulation-level meiotic crossing-over rate (simulation), Embedded Image
ΓPopulation-level mitotic gene conversion rate (simulation), Embedded Image
φRatio of sex to mitotic gene conversion acting at a single site, Embedded Image
μMutation rate over L sites
θPopulation-level mutation rate, Embedded Image
mProbability of migration (island model)
MPopulation-level rate of migration, Embedded Image
Embedded Image, Embedded ImageProbability of one, two gene conversion breakpoints within sample