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Besides implementing the most important features of X-PLOR, EGO also
offers few features which are not available in X-PLOR. The most
important one is that EGO runs concurrently on many parallel computers.
To efficiently compute long-range interactions EGO uses a distance
class algorithm (see Section 6.2.1) and a Structure Adapted
Multipole Method (see Section 6.2.3).
is superior to the simple cut-off scheme used
by X-PLOR and describes long-range interactions more accurately.
Features unique to EGO include:
- Runs as a parallel program on many parallel computers (PVM, MPI, PARIX).
- Uses a distance-class method and a FMM to compute long-range,
- The Flooding algorithm is used to speed up transitions between
conformational substates in a protein.