1. Advancing metagenome classification and comparison by MinHash fingerprinting of IMG/M data sets.

    This is our just-submitted proposal for the JGI-NERSC "Facilities Integrating Collaborations for User Science" call. Enjoy!


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    Abstract: Sourmash is a command-line tool and Python library that calculates and compares MinHash signatures from sequence data. Sourmash "compare" and "gather" functionality enables comparison and characterization of signatures …

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  2. Categorizing 400,000 microbial genome shotgun data sets from the SRA

    This is another blog post on MinHash sketches; see also:

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  3. Quickly searching all the microbial genomes, mark 2 - now with archaea, phage, fungi, and protists!

    This is an update to last week's blog post, "Efficiently searching MinHash Sketch collections".


    Last week, Thanksgiving travel and post-turkey somnolescence gave me some time to work more with our combined MinHash/SBT implementation. One of the main things the last post contained was a collection of MinHash signatures of …

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