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ARIADNE: pattern-directed inference and hierarchical abstraction in protein structure recognition

By Richard H. Lathrop, Teresa A. Webster, Temple F. Smith

Communications of the ACM, Vol. 30 No. 11, Pages 909-921

The macro-molecular structural conformations of proteins exhibit higher order regularities whose recognition is complicated by many factors. ARIADNE searches for similarities between structural descriptors and hypothesized protein structure at levels more abstract than the primary sequence.

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