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Bug#919681: ITP: sourmash -- tools for comparing DNA sequences with MinHash sketches




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

* Package name    : sourmash
  Version         : 2.0.0~a11
  Upstream Author : C. Titus Brown <titus@xxxxxxxxx>, Luiz C. Irber, Jr <sourmash@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
* URL             : http://sourmash.readthedocs.io/en/latest/
* License         : BSD-3-Clause
  Programming Lang: Python, C++
  Description     : tools for comparing DNA sequences with MinHash sketches

 Compute MinHash signatures for nucleotide (DNA/RNA) and protein sequences.
 .
 MinHash sketches provide a lightweight way to store “signatures” of large DNA
 or RNA sequence collections, and then compare or search them using a Jaccard
 index. MinHash sketches can be used to identify samples, find similar samples,
 identify data sets with shared sequences, and build phylogenetic trees
 (Ondov et al. 2015).
 .
 sourmash provides a command line script, a Python library, and a CPython
 module for MinHash sketches

Sourmash is team maintained by Debian-Med at https://salsa.debian.org/med-team/sourmash