SW#db specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_12720
Name SW#db
Software type Package/Module
Interface Command line interface
Restrictions to use None
Operating system Unix/Linux, Windows
Computer skills Advanced
Stability Stable
Maintained Yes


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  • person_outline Mile Šikić <>

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PMCID: 4970815
PMID: 27482905
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0157338

[…] as blast. gpu accelerated smith-waterman algorithms [–] and seed-and-extend algorithms for dna sequences [, ] were several times faster than those of implementation for cpu with multiple cpu cores. sw#db [] is one of the gpu-based smith-waterman algorithms, and showed that when it is based on 1 gpu, it works 4- to 5-fold faster than does ssearch [], which is a cpu-based smith-waterman […]

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SW#db institution(s)
University of Zagreb, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, Zagreb, Croatia
SW#db funding source(s)
Croatian Science Foundation under the project no. O-1673-2014

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