[Bioperl-l] Bio::Score of interest?

Hilmar Lapp hlapp at gmx.net
Tue Jun 27 08:24:16 EDT 2006


So you basically want to attach semantic information to a number, and  
type the number thereby?

If so, an ontology would be the more natural choice (and in the end  
more flexible one) for expressing this kind of information.

Have you looked at the concept of 'quantitation types', e.g. in MAGE  
(the XML [MGAE-ML] or the object model [MAGE-OM])?

There is no quantitation type ontology at a repository I know of. I  
have used my own ones in the past and they have been pretty useful.

	-hilmar

On Jun 27, 2006, at 6:21 AM, Sendu Bala wrote:

> Please see http://bugzilla.bioperl.org/show_bug.cgi?id=2033
> Is the idea of a Bio::Score of interest? See bug, but basically an
> object that can handle multiple kinds of scores effectively.
>
> I would like to use such a thing in Bioperl, but what standard  
> needs to
> be met before Bioperl gets a new kind of object?
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