Lighter specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_08432
Name Lighter
Alternative name LIGHTweight ERror corrector
Software type Package/Module
Interface Command line interface
Restrictions to use None
Input data A k-mer length, a genome length and a subsampling length.
Biological technology Illumina
Operating system Unix/Linux, Mac OS, Windows
Programming languages C, C++
License GNU General Public License version 3.0, GNU General Public License version 2.0
Computer skills Advanced
Version 1.1.1
Stability Stable
Maintained Yes




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  • person_outline Ben Langmead

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Lighter institution(s)
Department of Computer Science, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA; McKusick-Nathans Institute of Genetic Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
Lighter funding source(s)
Supported by National Science Foundation grant ABI-1159078, National Science Foundation grant IIS-1349906 and Sloan Research Fellowship.

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