[Strategy Market] Regarding Uracil

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This idea is based off of findings from the (RNA) series of puzzles. When Uracil was removed as an option for the random number generator and a NT sequence was generated using only the other 3 bases, the resulting shapes that occur tend to be very loop heavy and bond-sparse. By comparison, structures resulting from removal of Adenine and Cytosine tended to still be very bond-heavy.

For the purposes of this topic, bond-heavy RNAs are defined as those with 70% of all bases being bonded.

The first strategy is as thus: Penalize any RNA for each Uracil located inside of a loop.

The second strategy is as thus: Reward bond-heavy RNAs which utilize at least 66% Uracil bonds. The strategy should be inverse if the RNA has fewer bonds.

The third strategy is as thus: Reward bond-heavy RNAs with greater than 60% Uracil bases. The strategy should be inverse if the RNA has fewer bonds.

The fourth strategy is as thus: Reward any RNA for each Uracil in a stack greater than one NT from the end of the string.
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paramodic

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Jeehyung Lee, Alum

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Dear paramodic,

Your strategy has been added to our implementation queue with task id 112. You can check the schedule of the implementation here.

Thanks for sharing your idea!

EteRNA team