Delila Program: rf

rf program

Documentation for the rf program is below, with links to related programs in the "see also" section.

{version = 1.08; (* of rf.p 2000 June 13}

(* begin module describe.rf *)
(*
name
   rf: calculate Rfrequency

synopsis
   rf(input: in, output: out)

files
   input: interactive input from the user
   output: messages to the user

description
   calculate Rfrequency as

   Rf = - log (number of binding sites / genome size)

   where the log is to the base 2, giving the result in bits.

documentation
   Schneider, T.D., G.D. Stormo, L. Gold and A. Ehrenfeucht (1986)
   The information content of binding sites on nucleotide sequences.
   J. Mol. Biol. 188: 415-431.

author
   thomas d. schneider

bugs
   The program depends on interactive procedures on a particular computer
   and so may need to be modified on transportation.

*)
(* end module describe.rf *)
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