[BiO BB] aligning character data other than DNA or protein

Gad Abraham gabraham at cs.rmit.edu.au
Wed Aug 31 05:45:20 EDT 2005

> >On 8/31/05, Corné HW Klaassen <c.klaassen at cwz.nl> wrote:
> > 
> >
> >>Hi all,
> >>
> >>Does anybody know of a convenient tool to align stretches of character
> >>data other than DNA or protein (i.e. numbers: 01-02-03-05 and
> >>01-02-04-05) that is also able to deal with insertions and deletions etc.?

Sorry for breaking the chain, I lost the previous email.

What is your distance measure between the characters? +1 for match and
-1 for mismatch? 

If you know how to program, you can do this in Perl or even C very
easily (or adapt a script so it accepts arbitrary characters).


gabraham at cs.rmit.edu.au

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