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Bio::Map::Prediction - An object representing the predictions of something that can have multiple locations in several maps.


  use Bio::Map::Prediction;
  use Bio::Map::Position;

  # normally you would get predictions from a run wrapper like
  # Bio::Tools::Run::Meme, but here we create some manually:
  my $pred1 = Bio::Map::Prediction->new(-source => 'meme');
  Bio::Map::Position->new(-element => $prediction1,
                                                  -map => Bio::Map::GeneMap->get(-gene => 'gene1',
                                                                                 -species => 'species1'),
                                                  -start => 950,
                                                  -end => 960);
  Bio::Map::Position->new(-element => $prediction1,
                          -map => Bio::Map::GeneMap->get(-gene => 'gene1',
                                                                                 -species => 'species2'),
                          -start => 1950,
                          -end => 1960);
  Bio::Map::Position->new(-element => $prediction1,
                          -map => Bio::Map::GeneMap->get(-gene => 'gene2',
                                                                                 -species => 'species1'),
                          -start => 955,
                          -end => 965);
  Bio::Map::Position->new(-element => $prediction1,
                          -map => Bio::Map::GeneMap->get(-gene => 'gene2',
                                                                         -species => 'species2'),
                          -start => 1955,
                          -end => 1965);

  my $pred2 = Bio::Map::Prediction->new(-source => 'gerp');
  Bio::Map::Position->new(-element => $prediction2,
                          -map => Bio::Map::GeneMap->get(-gene => 'gene1',
                                                                                 -species => 'species1'),
                          -start => 950,
                          -end => 960);
  # etc.

  # find the places where predictions agree
  use Bio::Map::GeneRelative;
  my $rel = Bio::Map::GeneRelative->new(-gene => 0);
  my $di = Bio::Map::Mappable->disconnected_intersections([$pred1, $pred2],
                                                -min_mappables_percent => 100,
                                                -min_map_percent => 100,
                                                -relative => $rel);
  my @positions = $di->get_positions;


For example, used to model transcription factor binding site predictions, which can have multiple locations in several maps.


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The rest of the documentation details each of the object methods. Internal methods are usually preceded with a _


 Title   : new
 Usage   : my $prediction = Bio::Map::Prediction->new();
 Function: Builds a new Bio::Map::Prediction object
 Returns : Bio::Map::Prediction
 Args    : -name   => string : name of the mappable element
           -id     => string : id of the mappable element
           -source => string : name of the prediction program


 Title   : name
 Usage   : $mappable->name($new_name);
               my $name = $mappable->name();
 Function: Get/Set the name for this Mappable
 Returns : A scalar representing the current name of this Mappable
 Args    : none to get
           string to set