Subject: Re: [boost] Genetics library: Volunteers needed
From: Paul A. Bristow (pbristow_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-07-21 09:42:50
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> From: Boost [mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of Andy Thomason
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> Subject: [boost] Genetics library: Volunteers needed
> Hi All,
> I am recruiting users for the putative genetics library.
> We have a few simple examples of gene searching and I am working on a more complete aligner
> example and some performance improvements to the index data structure.
> For data, you can obtain the human genome from:
> Interesting problems we would like to solve:
> Given a 20 character sequence with up to six errors, what is the fastest way to list all
> other than a brute force search (CRISPR).
> Can we use JNI to connect the library to Hadoop and other distributed seach systems?
> Can we construct a database of all known viral genomes including recombination?
> Can we detect variations in MHC VDJ regions within a single sample?
> Many other interesting puzzles are there to be found...
Potential users may find the draft docs useful at
(if lacking some icons and style sheets to see in all their glory ;-)
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