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Manuscript Title: ARVO: A Fortran package for computing the solvent accessible surface area and the excluded volume of overlapping spheres via analytic equations
Authors: Ján Busa, Jozef Dzurina, Edik Hayryan, Shura Hayryan, Chin-Kun Hu, Ján Plavka, Imrich Pokorný, Jaroslav Skrivánek, Ming-Chya Wu
Program title: ARVO
Catalogue identifier: ADUL_v1_0
Distribution format: tar.gz
Journal reference: Comput. Phys. Commun. 165(2005)59
Programming language: FORTRAN 77.
Computer: PC Pentium; SPP'2000.
Operating system: LINUX system and Windows 98 system.
Has the code been vectorised or parallelized?: Parallel version, PARVO (Fortran/MPI), is included in the distributiob file.
Keywords: Proteins, solvent accessible area, excluded volume, analytic method, stereographic projection, fortran package.
PACS: 87.14.Ee, 87.15.Aa, 02.60.Jh, 05.10.-a.
Classification: 3.

Nature of problem:
Molecular mechanics computations, continuum percolations.

Solution method:
Numerical algorithm based on the analytical formulas, after using the stereographic transformation.

The program does not account explicitly for cavities inside the molecule.

Running time:
Depends on the size of the molecule under consideration.