Very very good idea Malay,
I was in fact looking for a good enough starting-point implementation of the
Smith-Waterman algorithm on the web but
found nothing really satisfactory (if anyone have one to reccomend many
However, I do not have enough 'broad shoulders' to do the job..
Head of Bioinformatics Unit
Centre of Biotecnology of Sfax
B..P 'K', 3038 Sfax, Tunisia
Malay Kumar Basu wrote:
> Hi Groups:
>> I don't have the necessary resources. But I think time has come that
> someone should create an algorithm repository for bioinformaics. Most of
> the standard algorithms has matured and several heuristics have been
> developed. The time is ripe to put all in one place. It will be a golden
> resource for everyone.
>> The repository should classify the algorithms with their use, e.g.
> pattern matching, repeat finder, multiple alignment, pair-wise alignment,
> contig-assembly etc.
>> It should have state-of-the-art implementation of all algorithm, with all
> the nesessary heuristics. e.g. only implementation of naive Needleman
> Wunch is not enough; it should have all the memory effciency tricks for
> real-life implementaion of the algorithm.
>> The repository should give links to the original papers describing the
>> The repository should avoid all pseudocode, and should describe all
> algorithm in standard language, like C/C++.
>> The repsiory should also describe which of algorithm is "fairest of them
>> I think a wiki like interface is best for such a venture.
>> I am eager to hear from you guys-what do you think of such a project? Is
> anyone out there has broad enough shoulder.
>> Malay Kumar Basu
> Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology
> Hyderabad 500007
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