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Google Summer of Code 2012 Open Bioinformatics Foundation

Robust and fast parallel BAM parser in D for binding against dynamic languages

by Artem Tarasov for Open Bioinformatics Foundation

SAM/BAM data formats have become ubiquitous in bio-medical research due to wide use of next generation sequencing. The existing tools either don't use parallelism or are hard to bind against commonly used dynamic languages. This project aims to fill this gap.