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Taipan specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_00035
Name Taipan
Software type Package/Module
Interface Command line interface
Restrictions to use None
Operating system Unix/Linux
Programming languages C
License GNU General Public License version 2.0
Computer skills Advanced
Stability Stable
Maintained Yes


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PMCID: 5054208
PMID: 22768980
DOI: 10.1016/j.gpb.2012.05.006

[…] removal (i), removing transitive edges (k) and p-bubble fixing (). after graph simplification, all contigs of minimum size that are unambiguously represented in the graph are provided as an output., taipan , , simply put, is a graph-based approach where the contig extension is based on consensus. taipan places the entire spectrum in a hash table which allows quick search of overlapping reads, […]

PMCID: 3056720
PMID: 21423806
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0017915

[…] especially, soapdenovo runs in an extreme speed as the exploitation of threads parallelization, but may perform not well enough for small datasets due to the initial task allocation. at last, taipan was proposed as the hybrid of string-based and graph-based approaches , with the dominative feature - the exceedingly short runtime. nevertheless, the minimum ram of computer to execute […]

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Taipan institution(s)
School of Computer Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, Republic of Singapore; Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia; National ICT Australia, Victoria Research Lab, Victoria, Australia; School of Computer Science and IT, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia

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