Special purpose computer for genes from Applied Biosystems ?
wrp at krebs.acc.Virginia.EDU
Sat Jan 13 09:23:35 EST 1990
>Has anyone out there heard about a special purpose computer for working
>with genes being developed by the California high tech firm Applied
>Biosystems? If someone knows of this project I would be gratefull to
>receive some information about it.
Applied Biosystems is apparently working on using a high speed
pattern matching chip developed for the military (?) or National Security
Agency (?) for scanning large databases of text. Although this chip
has gotten a good deal of publicity, it is not clear that it is either
faster or better than current high-speed algorithms.
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