Our summer of code project

August 27, 2009

Phenoscape has mentored, under the auspices of NESCent, another Google Summer of Code student this year.  Kasia Hayden developed a plugin package for Mesquite that allows users to view character matrices and EQ (ontology-based) annotations produced using the Phenex tool.  The primary purpose was to allow curators to share their annotation work with others in the context of a more familiar tool.  Users can select cells in a Mesquite character matrix and, using two new cell tools, see EQ annotations either as text in the bottom pane of the matrix window, or as a graph in a separate pop-up window. Read the rest of this entry »