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Bug#855402: ITP: examl -- Exascale Maximum Likelihood (ExaML) code for phylogenetic inference

Package: wnpp
Severity: wishlist
Owner: Andreas Tille <tille@xxxxxxxxxx>

* Package name    : examl
  Version         : 3.0.18
  Upstream Author : Alexandros Stamatakis <Alexandros.Stamatakis@xxxxxxx>
* URL             : https://github.com/stamatak/ExaML
* License         : GPL
  Programming Lang: C
  Description     : Exascale Maximum Likelihood (ExaML) code for phylogenetic inference
 Exascale Maximum Likelihood (ExaML) is a code for phylogenetic inference
 using MPI. This code implements the popular RAxML search algorithm for
 maximum likelihood based inference of phylogenetic trees.
 ExaML is a strapped-down light-weight version of RAxML for phylogenetic
 inference on huge datasets. It can only execute some very basic
 functions and is intended for computer-savvy users that can write little
 perl-scripts and have experience using queue submission scripts for
 clusters. ExaML only implements the CAT and GAMMA models of rate
 heterogeneity for binary, DNA, and protein data.
 ExaML uses a radically new MPI parallelization approach that yields
 improved parallel efficiency, in particular on partitioned multi-gene or
 whole-genome datasets. It also implements a new load balancing algorithm
 that yields better parallel efficiency.
 It is up to 4 times faster than its predecessor RAxML-Light and scales
 to a larger number of processors.

Remark: This package will be maintained by the Debian Med team at