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Alignment Data Types

This section describes several data types being used in the area of bioinformatics. The data types alphabet and score$ \_matrix$ are just ingredients needed for the alignment type. distance, string$ \_matching$, and alignment are classes providing comparison and alignment functionality for a pair of strings. This chapter should be considered as the beginning of a new module. Users are encouraged to send there expectations with respect to future functionality to


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