[ExI] 12 Million Molecules Share 143 Basic Shapes

Mike Dougherty msd001 at gmail.com
Wed Jun 25 23:36:11 UTC 2008

On Wed, Jun 25, 2008 at 1:20 PM, Jef Allbright <jef at jefallbright.net> wrote:

> Another observation pertinent to competent search of (a far from
> random) possibility-space.

Is that distribution due to some physical maxima of stable design?  Would
looking outside those 143 shapes and leaving the top of the bell curve
reduce the likelihood of finding useful molecules?  Or is the idea that the
more rare molecules will be substantially more useful to make it worth the
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