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bp_chaos_plot - a chaos plot from DNA and RNA sequences

SYNOPSIS ^ -i/--input=INPUTFILE -f/--format=SEQFORMAT
        -o/--output=OUTPUTFILE -g/--graphics=GRAPHIC FORMAT
        -w/--width=WIGHT -h/--height=HEIGHT


This scripts generates image files using GD image library to visualize nucleotide sequences using chaos plot.


Valid graphics formats are currently gd, gd2, png, wbmp, jpeg and gif.

The default size of the image file is 600x400.

The sequence input can be provided using any of the three methods:

unnamed argument
  bp_chaos_plot filename
named argument
  bp_chaos_plot -i filename
standard input
  bp_chaos_plot < filename


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AUTHOR - Jason Stajich ^



This code is based on EMBOSS C code for chaos.c by Ian Longden. Included are documentation from EMBOSS code:

Chaos produces a chaos plot. The original application is part of the ACEDB genome database package, written by ** Richard Durbin (MRC LMB, UK), and Jean Thierry-Mieg (CRBM du CNRS, France)

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