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Shannon specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_11187
Name Shannon
Software type Package/Module
Interface Command line interface
Restrictions to use None
Input data Single-end reads or paired-end reads
Input format fasta or fastq
Operating system Unix/Linux, Mac OS
License GNU General Public License version 3.0
Computer skills Advanced
Stability Stable
Python, Metis, NUMPY, CVXOPT, Quorum, Jellyfish, GNU-Parallel
Maintained Yes



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Publication for Shannon

Shannon institution(s)
University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA; University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA; University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA; Stanford University, CA, USA
Shannon funding source(s)
Supported in part by the Center for Science of In- formation, an NSF Science and Technology Center, under grant agreement CCF-0939370, a gift from Qualcomm Inc, and by NIH under award number R01HG008164; the Center for the Science of Information; in part by the Center for the Science of Information and in part by the National Human Genome Research Institute of the National Institutes of Health under award number R01HG008164.

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