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From: Giovanni Piero Deretta (gpderetta_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-12-05 09:35:06

On 12/5/06, Johan Råde <rade_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Robert Goldwein wrote:
> > Hello all,
> >
> > for my thesis, I'll be developing a self-contained framework for
> > algorithms used in bioinformatics. This will include algorithms such as
> > Hamming distance, Levenshtein distance or Longest common subsequence
> > algorithms, gene prediction algorithms, 2D and 3D scoring matrices,
> > alignment problems, etc.
> >
> > Would be there - in some near future - any interest in such library?
> >
> I'm working in bioinformatics,
> so I would be very interested in your library.
> A good and free bioinformatics library should be very useful.
> It sounds like a great initiative.
> However, I also think it may be a bit too domain-specific to belong to
> Boost.

Actually even if I do not work in bioinformatics, I would use a good
LCS implementation. Also some of the distances could be useful.

Giovanni P. Deretta

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