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Ilan Eshel

Professor emeritus

Department of Statistics and Operations Research

School of Mathematical Sciences

Tel Aviv University

Ramat Aviv, Tel Aviv 69978

Israel

 

Phone: +972 3 6409621

Email: illan@post.tau.ac.il

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Research Interests:

theoretical population biology

genetic population dynamics

population game dynamics

evolution of animal behavior with emphasize on altruistic cooperation

 

 

 

Publications

 

 

I. Eshel and M. Feldman

On the Evolutionary Effect of Recombination

Theor. Pop. Biol. 1, 88-100 (1970).

 

I. Eshel

On the Evolution in a Population with an Infinite Number of

Types

Theor. Pop. Biol. 2, 209-36 (1970).

 

I. Eshel

On the Neighbor Effect and the Evolution of Altruistic Traits

Theor. Pop. Biol. 3, 258-77 (1971).

 

I. Eshel

Evolution Processes with Continuity of Types

Advances in App. Prob. 4, 475-507 (1971).

 

I. Eshel

Clone Selection and the Evolution of Modifier Genes

Theor. Pop. Biol. 4:2, 196-208 (1972).

 

I. Eshel

Evolution in Diploid Populations with Continuity of Gametic

Types

Advances in App. Probab. 5, 55-65 (1972)

 

I. Eshel

Clone Selection and Optimal Rate of Mutation

Jour. of App. Probab. 10, 728-37 (1973).

 

I. Eshel

Selection on Sex-Ratio and the Evolution of Sex-Determination

Heredity 34, 351-61 (1974).

 

I. Eshel

Stochastic Selection and the Evolution of Dominance

Theor. Pop. Biol. 9:2, 282-97 (1975).

 

I. Eshel and D. Cohen

Altruism, Competition and Kin - Selection in Populations.

Population Genetics and Ecology, ed. S. Karlin and E. Nevo,

Academic Press, New York (1975).

 

D. Cohen and I. Eshel

On the Founder Effect and the Evolution of Altruistic Traits

Theor. Pop. Biol. 10:3, 276-302 (1976).

 

I. Eshel

The Founder Effect - An Ecogentical Approach

Theor. Pop. Biol. 11:3, 410-24 (1977).

 

G. Oster, I. Eshel and D. Cohen

Worker-Queen Conflict and the Evolution of Social Insects

Theor. Pop. Biol. 12, 264-90 (1978).

 

I. Eshel

On a Prey Predator Non-Zero-Sum Game and the Evolution of Gregarious

Behavior of Evasive Prey

Am. Nat. 112:978, 787-96 (1978).

 

I. Eshel

On the Mutual Maintenance of Polymophism in Two Non - Epistatic

Loci with Partial Selfing

Theor. Pop. Biol. 13:1, 99-111 (1978).

 

I. Eshel

On the Handicap Principle - A Critical Defense

Jour. Theor. Biol. 70, 245-50 (1978).

 

I. Eshel

Sexual Selection, Population Density and Availability of Mates

Theor. Pop. biol. 16:3, 301-14 (1979).

 

I. Eshel

On the Survival Probability of a Slightly Advantageous Mutant

Gene with a General Distribution of Progeny Size - A Branching

Process Model

Jour. Math. Biol. 12, 355-62 (1981).

 

I. Eshel and U. Motro

Kin Selection and Strong Evolutionary Stability of Mutual Help

Theor. Pop. Biol. 19, 420-33 (1981).

 

I. Eshel

Evolutionarily Stable Strategies and Viability Selection in

Mendelian Populations

Theor. Pop. Biol. 22:2, 204-17 (1982).

 

I. Eshel and M.W. Feldman

On Evolutionary Genetic Stability of the Sex Ratio

Theor. Pop. Biol. 21:3, 430-39 (1982).

 

I. Eshel and M.W. Feldman

On the Evolution of Sex Determination and the Sex Ratio in

Haplodiploid Populations

Theor. Pop. Biol. 21, 22, 3 440-50 (1982).

 

I. Eshel and L.L. Cavalli-Sforza

Assortment of Encounters and Evolution of Cooperativeness

Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. USA 79, 1331-35 (1982).

 

M.W. Feldman and I. Eshel

On the Theory of Parent - Offspring Conflict: A Two - Locus

Genetic Model

Am. Naturalist 119, 285-92 (1982).

 

I. Eshel

Evolutionary and Continuous Stability

Jour. Theor. Biol. 108, 99-111 (1982).

 

I. Eshel and E. Akin

Coevolutionary Instability of Mixed Nash Solutions

Jour. Math. Biol. 18, 123-33 (1983).

 

I. Eshel

On the Survival Probability of a Slightly Advantageous Mutant

Gene in a Multitype Population: A Multiple Branching Process

Model

Jour. Math. Biol. 19, No. 2, 200-09 (1983).

 

I. Eshel

On the Evolution of an Inner Conflict

Jour. Theor. Biol. 108, 65-76 (1984).

 

I. Eshel

Are Intragametic Conflicts Common in Nature? Do They Represent an

Important Factor in Evolution?

Jour. Theor. Biol. 108, 159-62 (1984).

 

I. Eshel and W.D. Hamilton

Parent - Offspring Correlation in Fitness Under Fluctuating

Environment

Proc. Royal Soc. Lond. B 222, 1-14 (1984).

 

I. Eshel and M.W. Feldman

Initial Increase of New Mutants and Some Continuity Properties

of ESS in Two Locus Systems

Am. Nat. 124 (5), 631-40 (1984).

 

I. Eshel

Evolutionary Genetic Stability of Mendelian Segregation

and the Role of Free Recombination

Am. Nat. 125 (3), 412-20 (1985).

 

D. Weinshall and I. Eshel

On the Evolution of an Optimal Rate of Sexual Reproduction.

Am. Nat. 130:5, 758-774 (1987).

 

I. Eshel and D. Weinshall

Sexual Reproduction and Viability of Future Offspring.

Am. Nat. 130:5, 775-787 (1987).

 

I. Eshel and D. Weinshall

Cooperation in a Repeated Game with Random Payment Function.

J. App. Prob. 25, 478-491 (1987).

 

I. Eshel and U. Motro

The Three Brothers' Problem - Kin Selection with More Than One

Potential Helper:I. The Case of Immediate Help.

Am. Nat. 132 (4), 567-575 (1988).

 

U. Motro and I. Eshel

The Three Brothers' Problem - Kin Selection with More Than One

Potential Helper:II. The Case of Delayed Help.

Am. Nat. 132 (4), 550-566 (1988).

 

I. Eshel, D. Weinshall and U. Motro

On the Evolution of Altruistic Cooperation.

In L.M. Ricciardi (ed.), Biomathematics and Related Computational

Problems 279-282. Kluwer Academic Publications (1988).

 

I. Eshel

On the moulding of senescence by natural selection in sexual and partly

sexual poplations.

J. of Genetics 69, 33-44 (1990).

 

U. Liberman, M.W. Feldman, I. Eshel, S. Otto

Two locus autosomal sex determination: On the evolutionary genetic

stability of the even sex ratio.

Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. USA 87, 2013-2017 (1990).

 

I. Eshel, E. Sansone

On the evolution of age dependent allocation of reproductive resources.

Publications of the university of Naples. (1991).

 

I. Eshel and M.W. Feldman

The handicap principle in parent-offspring conflict: Comparison of

optimality and population-genetic analyses.

Am. Nat. 137(2), 167-187 (1991).

 

I. Eshel, E. Sansone

Parent offspring conflict over the sex ratio in a diploid population with

different investment in male and in female offspring.

Am. Nat. 138, 954-972 (1991).

 

I. Eshel

On the Evolutionary Genetic Stability of an Even Sex Ratio in Two

Locus, Autosomal System of Sex Determination.

In "Game Equilibrium Models", Vol. I: Evolution and Game Dynamics, R.

Selten (ed.), Srpinger Verlag, Berlin (1991).

 

I. Eshel

Game theory and population dynamics in complex genetical systems: The role

of sex in short-term and in long-term evolution.

In "Game Equilibrium Models", Vol. I: Evolution and Game Dynamics, R.

Selten (ed.), 6-28, Srpinger Verlag, Berlin (1991).

 

C. Matessi, I. Eshel

Sex ratio in the social hymenoptera: a population genetic study of long

term evolution.

Am. Nat. 139, 276-312 (1992).

 

I. Eshel, E. Sansone

Parent offspring conflict over the sex ratio. II. Offspring's response to

parent's manipulation.

Am. Nat. 143 (6), 987-1006 (1994).

 

I. Eshel, D. Weinshall and E. Sansone

What risk whould a selfish partner take in order to save the life of a

non-relative, selfish friend? - A stochastic game approach to the

prisoner's dilemma. In 'Social Dilemmas and Cooperatio', eds. U. Schulz, W. Albers

and U. Mueller. Springer-Verlag, New York, Berlin (1994).

 

I. Eshel, E. Sansone

Owner-intruder conflict, Grafen effect and self assessment: The

Bourgeois principle re-examined.

Jour.Theor.Biol. 177, 341-356 (1996).

 

I. Eshel

On the changing concept of population stability as a reflection of a

changing problematics in the quantitative theory of evolution.

J. Math. Biol. 34, 485-510 (1996).

 

I. Eshel, U. Motro and E. Sansone.

Continuous stability and long-term convergence.

Jour.Theor.Biol. 185, 333-343 (1997).

 

I. Eshel, M. Feldman and A. Bergman.

Long-term Evolution, Short-term Evolution, and Population

Genetic Theory. Jour.Theor.Biol. 191 (4), 391-396 (1998).

 

I. Eshel and C. Matessi

Canalisation, genetic assimilation and pre-adaptation:

a quantitative genetic model. Genetics 149: 2119-2133 (1998).

 

I. Eshel, L. Samuelson and A. Shaked

Altruists Egoists and Hooligans in a Local Interaction Model

American Economic review, 88: 157-179 (1998).

 

I. Eshel, E. Sansone and A. Shaked.

The emergence of kinship behavior in structured populations of

unrelated individuals. International Journal of Game Theory, 28:

447-63 (1999).

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I. Eshel, D. Hereiner, L. Samuelson, E. Sansone and A. Shaked.

Cooperation, Mimesis and Local Interaction.

Sociological Methods and Research, 28: 341-364 (2000).

 

I. Eshel, I. Volovik and E. Sansone.

On Fisher-Zahavi's handicapped sexy son.

Evolutionary Ecology Research 2, 509-523 (2000).

 

I. Eshel and A. Shaked.

Partnership. Jour.Theor.Biol. 208, 457-474 (2001).

I. Eshel and M.W.Feldman

Optimisation and evolutionary stability under short-term and long-term

selection. In 'Adaptationism and optimality', eds E. Sober and

S. Orzack, 161-190, Cambridge University Press (2001).

 

H. Shapira and I. Eshel.

The volunteer dilemma I: A continuous time model.

Selection 1: (1-3) 57-66 (2001).

 

I. Eshel and M.W. Feldman.

Individual selection and altruistic relationships:the legacy of W.D. Hamilton.

Theor. Pop. Biol. 59, 15-20 (2001).

 

I. Eshel and E. Sansone.

Multiple asymmetry and concord resolution of a conflict.

Jour.Theor.Biol. JTB 213/2. 209-222 (2002).

 

I. Eshel, E. Sansone and F. Jacobs

A long-term genetic model for the evolution of sexual preference - the theories of

Fisher and Zahavi re-examined.

Jour.Math.Biol. 45, 1-21 (2002).

I. Eshel and E. Sansone.

Evolutionary and dynamic stability in continuous population games

Jour.Math.Biol. 46, 445-459 (2002).

 

Hadany, L., I. Eshel, and U. Motro.

No place like home: Competition, dispersal, and complex adaptation. J. Evol. Biol. 17,

1328-1336 (2004) .

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Eshel, I.

Asymmetric population games and the legacy of Maynard

Smith: from evolution to game theory and back? Theor. Pop. Biol. 68. 11-17 (2005).

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Sansone, E. and I. Eshel.

Evolutionarily stable strategies and short-term selection in mendelian populations

revisited. Theor. Pop. Biol. 70: 76-81 (2006).

 

I. Eshel, E. Sansone and A. Shaked.

Gregarious behavior of an evasive prey. J. Mat. Biol. 52, 595-216 (2006).

 

Hadani, L. T. Beker, I. Eshel and M. Feldman.

On the evolution of stress. Proc. Royal Soc B. (2006).

 

I. Eshel, E. Sansone and A. Shaked.

On the evolution of group-escape strategies of selfish prey.

Theor. Pop. Biol. 80:: 150-157 (2011).

 

I. Eshel

Short- and long-term evolution.

In 'Advances in Adaptive Dynamics', eds U. Diekman and

H. metz, Pub. International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis

(IIASA, in press).