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Bug#890187: ITP: racon -- Ultrafast consensus module for raw de novo genome assembly of long uncorrected reads




Package: wnpp
Severity: wishlist
Owner: Debian Med <debian-med@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

* Package name    : racon
  Version         : 0.5.0
  Upstream Author : Ivan Sovic <ivan.sovic@xxxxxx>
* URL             : https://github.com/isovic/racon/
* License         : MIT
  Programming Lang: C++, Python
  Description     : Ultrafast consensus module for raw de novo genome assembly of long uncorrected reads

Racon is intended as a standalone consensus module to correct raw
contigs generated by rapid assembly methods which do not include a
consensus step, such as Miniasm.

The goal of Racon is to generate genomic consensus which is of similar
or better quality compared to the output generated by assembly methods
which employ both error correction and consensus steps, while
providing a speedup of several times compared to those methods.

More information and download links are on the racon repository:
https://github.com/isovic/racon

The package is relevant to the field of genome assembly and will be
maintained by the Debian Med team.