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## A greedy algorithm for aligning DNA sequences (2000)

Venue: | J. COMPUT. BIOL |

Citations: | 572 - 16 self |

### Citations

7951 |
Basic local alignment search tool
- Altschul, Gish
- 1990
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Citation Context ...e region, such as a mono- or dinucleoide repeat. In addition to these dif� culties, there is the question of how to determine when the end of the similar region has been reached. The X-drop approach (=-=Altschul et al., 1990-=-; Altschul et al., 1997; Zhang et al., 1998a,b) provides a rather natural solution to these problems. The width of the region being searched, i.e., the number of adjacent diagonals, expands at regions... |

1597 | Base-calling of automated sequencer traces using phred. Ii. Error probabilities. Genome Res
- Ewing, Green
- 1998
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Citation Context ... to penalize an indel about the same as, or slightly more than, a replacement. This seems consistent with published � gures on the rates of actual errors in both single-pass (low accuracy) sequences (=-=Ewing et al., 1998-=-; Hillier et al., 1996) and high quality data. On the other hand, it is widely appreciated that dynamic-programming alignment algorithms can guarantee a theoretically optimal alignment under a wide va... |

776 |
Deciphering the biology of Mycobacterium tuberculosis from the complete genome sequence. Nature 393:537–544
- Cole
- 1998
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Citation Context ...eriment that we performed, using a Blast-family tool that permits optional use of the greedy algorithm. We used that program to align the genomic sequence of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, strain H37Rv (=-=Cole et al., 1998-=-), with the sequence being generated at The Institute for Genomic Research from another M. tuberculosis strain that is 99% identical. A need to compare these sequences motivated others (Delcher et al.... |

541 |
An improved algorithm for matching biological sequences
- Gotoh
- 1982
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Citation Context ...the “gap-open penalty.” A highest-scoring alignment of sequences A and B can be computed in time proportional to the product of the sequencesA GREEDY ALGORITHM FOR ALIGNING DNA SEQUENCES 213 lengths (=-=Gotoh, 1982-=-) by a dynamic programming algorithm that is equivalent to � nding an optimal path in a graph that has three vertices per grid-point (i, j) (Myers and Miller, 1989a). Let mat, mis, ind and a be intege... |

334 |
A computer program for aligning a cDNA sequence with a genomic DNA sequence
- Florea, Hartzell, et al.
- 1998
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Citation Context ...computer scientists (Miller and Myers, 1985; Myers, 1986; Ukkonen, 1985; Wu et al., 1990). It has also been adapted to build several practical programs for comparing DNA sequences (Chao et al., 1997; =-=Florea et al., 1998-=-). The main contribution of this paper is a theoretically sound method for pruning the search region. Returning to the above scenario, where we explore three adjacent diagonals, we see that two types ... |

221 |
Algorithms for approximate string matching
- Ukkonen
- 1985
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Citation Context ...hmetic involving scoring parameters. The faster approach, which we call the greedy algorithm, has been generalized and studied extensively by computer scientists (Miller and Myers, 1985; Myers, 1986; =-=Ukkonen, 1985-=-; Wu et al., 1990). It has also been adapted to build several practical programs for comparing DNA sequences (Chao et al., 1997; Florea et al., 1998). The main contribution of this paper is a theoreti... |

211 | Alignment of whole genomes
- Delcher
- 1999
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Citation Context ...e et al., 1998), with the sequence being generated at The Institute for Genomic Research from another M. tuberculosis strain that is 99% identical. A need to compare these sequences motivated others (=-=Delcher et al., 1999-=-) to develop an alignment program capable of handling complete bacterial genomes. The H37Rv sequence is 4,441,529 nucleotides, while the other sequence is roughly the same length, though at the time w... |

208 | An O(ND) difference algorithm and its variations
- Myers
- 1986
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Citation Context ...on using arithmetic involving scoring parameters. The faster approach, which we call the greedy algorithm, has been generalized and studied extensively by computer scientists (Miller and Myers, 1985; =-=Myers, 1986-=-; Ukkonen, 1985; Wu et al., 1990). It has also been adapted to build several practical programs for comparing DNA sequences (Chao et al., 1997; Florea et al., 1998). The main contribution of this pape... |

79 | A File Comparison Program
- Miller, Myers
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Citation Context ...ith a three-way comparison using arithmetic involving scoring parameters. The faster approach, which we call the greedy algorithm, has been generalized and studied extensively by computer scientists (=-=Miller and Myers, 1985-=-; Myers, 1986; Ukkonen, 1985; Wu et al., 1990). It has also been adapted to build several practical programs for comparing DNA sequences (Chao et al., 1997; Florea et al., 1998). The main contribution... |

72 |
Approximate matching of regular expressions
- Myers, Miller
- 1989
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Citation Context ...GORITHM FOR ALIGNING DNA SEQUENCES 213 lengths (Gotoh, 1982) by a dynamic programming algorithm that is equivalent to � nding an optimal path in a graph that has three vertices per grid-point (i, j) (=-=Myers and Miller, 1989-=-a). Let mat, mis, ind and a be integers, with mat even. De� ne g 5 gcd(mat ¡ mis, mat=2 ¡ ind, ¡ a), mis 0 5 (mat ¡ mis)=g, ind 0 5 (mat=2 ¡ ind)=g and a 0 5 ¡ a=g. The cost assigned to an alignment w... |

69 |
Sequence comparison with concave weighting functions
- Miller, Myers
- 1988
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Citation Context ...are frequently used in bioinformatics. All of these generalizations can be handled by appropriate modi� cations to Figure 2. Further generalizations are possible (e.g., to more general gap penalties (=-=Miller and Myers, 1988-=-)), but have yet to prove useful in practice. Our discussion of the greedy algorithm has considered three operations, viz., substitution, insertion and deletion of single nucleotides. Each operation w... |

66 |
Generation and analysis of 280,000 human expressed sequence tags
- Hillier, Lennon, et al.
- 1996
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Citation Context ...l about the same as, or slightly more than, a replacement. This seems consistent with published � gures on the rates of actual errors in both single-pass (low accuracy) sequences (Ewing et al., 1998; =-=Hillier et al., 1996-=-) and high quality data. On the other hand, it is widely appreciated that dynamic-programming alignment algorithms can guarantee a theoretically optimal alignment under a wide variety of scoring schem... |

61 |
Gapped BLAST and PSI-BLAST—a new generation of protein database search programs. Nucleic Acids Res
- Altschul, Madden, et al.
- 1997
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Citation Context ...o- or dinucleoide repeat. In addition to these dif� culties, there is the question of how to determine when the end of the similar region has been reached. The X-drop approach (Altschul et al., 1990; =-=Altschul et al., 1997-=-; Zhang et al., 1998a,b) provides a rather natural solution to these problems. The width of the region being searched, i.e., the number of adjacent diagonals, expands at regions of low-sequence comple... |

40 |
Comparative biosequence metrics
- Smith
- 1981
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Citation Context ...ence the score, unchanged, from which it follows that 2 £ mis 5 2 £ ind 1 mat. In summary, the equivalence of score and distance implies that ind 5 mis ¡ mat=2. As the following lemma shows (see also =-=Smith et al., 1981-=-), that equality is suf� cient to guarantee the desired equivalence and, furthermore, the formula to translate distance into score depends only on the antidiagonal containing the alignment end-point. ... |

35 |
An O(NP) sequence comparison algorithm
- Wu, Manber, et al.
- 1990
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Citation Context ...g scoring parameters. The faster approach, which we call the greedy algorithm, has been generalized and studied extensively by computer scientists (Miller and Myers, 1985; Myers, 1986; Ukkonen, 1985; =-=Wu et al., 1990-=-). It has also been adapted to build several practical programs for comparing DNA sequences (Chao et al., 1997; Florea et al., 1998). The main contribution of this paper is a theoretically sound metho... |

23 | Alignments without low-scoring regions
- Zhang, Berman, et al.
- 1998
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Citation Context ...t. In addition to these dif� culties, there is the question of how to determine when the end of the similar region has been reached. The X-drop approach (Altschul et al., 1990; Altschul et al., 1997; =-=Zhang et al., 1998-=-a,b) provides a rather natural solution to these problems. The width of the region being searched, i.e., the number of adjacent diagonals, expands at regions of low-sequence complexity or concentrated... |

9 | A tool for aligning very similar DNA sequences
- Chao, Zhang, et al.
- 1997
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Citation Context ...ied extensively by computer scientists (Miller and Myers, 1985; Myers, 1986; Ukkonen, 1985; Wu et al., 1990). It has also been adapted to build several practical programs for comparing DNA sequences (=-=Chao et al., 1997-=-; Florea et al., 1998). The main contribution of this paper is a theoretically sound method for pruning the search region. Returning to the above scenario, where we explore three adjacent diagonals, w... |

9 | Row replacement algorithms for screen editors
- Myers, Miller
- 1989
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Citation Context ...GORITHM FOR ALIGNING DNA SEQUENCES 213 lengths (Gotoh, 1982) by a dynamic programming algorithm that is equivalent to � nding an optimal path in a graph that has three vertices per grid-point (i, j) (=-=Myers and Miller, 1989-=-a). Let mat, mis, ind and a be integers, with mat even. De� ne g 5 gcd(mat ¡ mis, mat=2 ¡ ind, ¡ a), mis 0 5 (mat ¡ mis)=g, ind 0 5 (mat=2 ¡ ind)=g and a 0 5 ¡ a=g. The cost assigned to an alignment w... |