A GAP4 package for abstract algebraic algorithms in bacterial genomics. The current implementation contains methods for
- dealing with signed permutations,
- calculating the word distance in different group models,
- computing the graded interval of all geodesics between two group elements.
The GAP system is available from www.gap-system.org. Installing this package is just copying the folder containing BioGAP into the pkg/ folder of GAP.
If you use this package in your research please cite BioGAP as:
Attila Egri-Nagy, Andrew R. Francis, Volker Gebhardt, Bacterial Genomics and Computational Group Theory: The BioGAP Package for GAP, ICMS 2014, LNCS 8592, pp. 67–74, 2014.
Also, for the 2-inversion model:
Attila Egri-Nagy, Volker Gebhardt, Mark M. Tanaka, Andrew R. Francis: Group-theoretic models of the inversion process in bacterial genomes, Journal of Mathematical Biology, Volume 69, Issue 1, pp 243-265, 2014.
You can find the BibTex references in the doc/ folder.