[Biococoa-dev] [BioCocoa] Alignments

Koen van der Drift kvddrift at earthlink.net
Sun Sep 19 21:15:37 EDT 2004

On Sep 7, 2004, at 1:44 AM, Alexander Griekspoor wrote:

> This is more a newsflash, but perhaps nice to let you guys know is 
> that I've spoken to Serge Cohen, a French programmer here in the 
> institute and have asked him if he could help us look at implementing 
> alignments. He's a mac enthusiast as well, and works on a program for 
> automatic modeling of Xray structures. He also wrote some stuff for 
> organizing and parsing pubmed entries, so perhaps he has some more 
> things he can help us with. Lucky for us, he absolutely wants to 
> contribute with the alignment algorithms, something I don't really 
> have a lot of experience with at least. Very nice is that he has quite 
> some experience with altivec enhancements as well, would be nice to 
> have altivec enabled alignments ;-)
>  I'll introduce him to the framework once the core is more or less 
> stable...

That's great news - have you discussed with him our current 
layout/design of the framework?  It seems he is a very experienced 
programmer, so maybe he spots some flaws that we can correct in the 
early development stage.

Also, check out: http://www.bioalgorithms.info/

Very useful information.

- Koen.

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