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NAME

       Bio::SeqAnalysisParserI - Sequence analysis output parser interface

SYNOPSIS

           # get a SeqAnalysisParserI somehow, e.g. by
           my $parser = Bio::Factory::SeqAnalysisParserFactory->get_parser(
                                   '-input' => 'inputfile', '-method' => 'genscan');
           while( my $feature = $parser->next_feature() ) {
               print "Feature from ", $feature->start, " to ", $feature->end, "\n";
           }

DESCRIPTION

       SeqAnalysisParserI is a generic interface for describing sequence analysis result parsers.
       Sequence analysis in this sense is a search for similarities or the identification of
       features on the sequence, like a databank search or a a gene prediction result.

       The concept behind this interface is to have a generic interface in sequence annotation
       pipelines (as used e.g. in high-throughput automated sequence annotation). This interface
       enables plug-and-play for new analysis methods and their corresponding parsers without the
       necessity for modifying the core of the annotation pipeline. In this concept the
       annotation pipeline has to rely on only a list of methods for which to process the
       results, and a factory from which it can obtain the corresponding parser implementing this
       interface.

       See Bio::Factory::SeqAnalysisParserFactoryI and Bio::Factory::SeqAnalysisParserFactory for
       interface and an implementation of the corresponding factory.

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AUTHOR - Hilmar Lapp, Jason Stajich

       Email Hilmar Lapp <hlapp@gmx.net>, Jason Stajich <jason@bioperl.org>

APPENDIX

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

   next_feature
        Title   : next_feature
        Usage   : $seqfeature = $obj->next_feature();
        Function: Returns the next feature available in the analysis result, or
                  undef if there are no more features.
        Example :
        Returns : A Bio::SeqFeatureI implementing object, or undef if there are no
                  more features.
        Args    : none