Variance and Uncertainty Measures of Population Diversity Dynamics

Mark Bedau, Martin Zwick, and Alan Bahm

Advances in Systems Science and Applications (1995) Special Issue I, pp.7-13


We define variance and uncertainty measures of population diversity. Both measures have precise decompsitions that we can exploit in analysis of evolutionary dynamics. We discuss how these measures are related and how they can be observed in artificial and natural evolving systems.