Lineal admixture time: an interdisciplinary definition
STAGE: DISCUSSION DOCUMENT
Define lineal admixture time.
Invite discussion and feedback, especially regarding questions at the end of this document.
Facilitate the discovery of mathematical tools, using this definition, that are useful to downstream empirical research.
SIGNIFICANCE: This definition is interpretable within empirical research without assuming particular mathematical models of demographic or genetic processes.
DOWNSTREAM RESEARCH: The estimation of the timing and extent of interbreeding between previously separated populations.