There is no manual included with the distribution.
RosettaAbInitio runs on Linux machines; the executable is:
The program is installed in /joule2/programs/rosetta/RosettaAbInitio/rosetta/pFOLD.gnu:
The documentation is available from http://robetta.bakerlab.org/documents/index.jsp
Examples are available from /joule2/programs/rosetta/RosettaAbInitio/example_fixbb_design and also /joule2/programs/rosetta/RosettaAbInitio/example_mvbb_design
The program is available from http://depts.washington.edu/ventures/UW_Technology/Express_Licenses/Rosetta/ but UCLA's technology transfer office has indicated that they will not accept the terms of the RosettaAbInitio academic license for the source code. So, they sent us an executable version of RosettaAbInitio.
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Assembly of protein tertiary structures from fragments with similar local sequences using simulated annealing and Bayesian scoring functions.