From: John Stone (johns_at_ks.uiuc.edu)
Date: Fri Feb 10 2017 - 14:34:31 CST

Karl,
  Since you're here at Illinois, it would probably be best if you
came over for a visit and we can talk about your project in person.

Cheers,
  John Stone
  johns_at_ks.uiuc.edu

On Fri, Feb 10, 2017 at 02:32:22PM -0600, Karl Decker wrote:
> Hello all. My colleagues and I are up against a problem: what is the
> structure of the data created by the distance map function of VolMap? We
> have a method for extracting VolMap distance map data, without writing to
> disk, using the python object mol_get_volumetric. We can then use the data
> in a plugin of our own devising. However, we don't know how the data is
> arranged when it is created by VolMap. We are trying to avoid writing the
> data to disk because it is very slow compared to the timescale of the
> other aspects of the plugin.
> Could the author of VolMap provide some insight into the data structure
> VolMap uses when creating a distance map?
> Thanks,
> Karl

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