Non - Integer Matrix Values?

mathog at seqaxp.bio.caltech.edu mathog at seqaxp.bio.caltech.edu
Mon Oct 13 13:27:29 EST 1997


In article <343fd1f2.6732077 at nntp.ix.netcom.com>, cmayor at uclink4.berkeley.edu (Chris Mayor) writes:
>Does anyone know of a sequence alignment program that does not require
>integer values for similarity matrices?

No, but you could obtain the same effect by scaling the matrix up by a
factor of 10 or 100 and adjusting the matrix values out into the extra
significant digits.  Just don't forget to adjust all of the other weights
up by the same factor! 

Regards,

David Mathog
mathog at seqaxp.bio.caltech.edu
Manager, sequence analysis facility, biology division, Caltech 




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