GA and sequence comparison

Al Wang alwang at NOdoubtSPAM.com
Wed Aug 5 13:36:16 EST 1998


On 31 Jul 1998 22:10:43 -0700, genoma at dim.uchile.cl (Proyecto Genoma
(A.Maass)) wrote:

>Does anyone know about GA approaches to the problems of sequence
>comparison? I know there is some work on RNA folding, but I don't
>know about matching sequences, evolving paths, etc.
>
> [ GA stands for Genetic Algorithms ]
>
I'm afraid I don't have the citation in front of me, but I know there
was a paper in CABIOS (Computer Applications in the Biosciences) in
either 1996 or 1997 on multiple sequence alignment using genetic
algorithms.  


Al Wang
http:www.seas.upenn.edu/~alwang
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