Cytoscape 2.8.0 API
Class Annotation

  extended by
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Deprecated. Use regular CyAttributes for annotation.

public class Annotation
extends Object
implements Serializable

Store any number of classifications for named entities, each of which is from a specified species, and where the classifications are all terms from an ontology (a controlled vocabulary for some subject domain, expressed as a directed acyclic graph). For example:

This simple assignment of two classifications to one gene becomes richer when we refer to the ontology: in the KEGG ontology, these two terms belong to a tree, expressed linearly, and from the top (most general term) down as