Poster Session: Analogy and Intelligence in Model Building (AIMB)

  • Mathew A Hahn
  • W Todd Wipke


The AIMB program is a symbolic, non-numerical approach to molecular model building and conformational analysis. The purpose of this project is to develop a rapid, accurate and automatic model builder that can be applied to a wide range of chemical structures. A further aim is to create a program that will facilitate the exploration of the conformational space of molecules and molecular fragments. The program utilises knowledge about the shape and structure of known molecules (taken from crystallographic data) for model construction and conformational search. Results are presented on the ability of AIMB to model a cyclooctane ring compound and its utility in exploring low energy conformations of the compound.


Conformational Analysis Conformational Space Ring Assembly Matching Constraint Prefer Ring 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mathew A Hahn
    • 1
  • W Todd Wipke
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of ChemistryUniversity of CaliforniaSanta CruzUSA

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