17 June 2004
Daylight CIS UK Ltd
Fingerprints and feature keys
The default object descriptor for molecules in Daylight is
There are two main types of structure based
These map well to observations and to the class nature of organic
However they require you know the classes up front to set the keys.
Potentially there are a large number of possible features.
These are graph based so do not rely on
It is possible to pack them into a fixed width, irrespective of number
There is no simple relationship between the pattern and the feature.