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Quikr

This is the homepage for quikr.

What is Quikr?

Quikr is a QUadratic, Iterative, K-mer based Reconstruction technique that utilizes sparsity promoting ideas from the field of compressed sensing to reconstruct the composition of a bacterial community (when the input data is 454-like pyrosequencing data). This extremely fast method comes with a several databases that can be custom trained. Typically reconstruction is accurate down to the genus level.

How Do I Install Quikr?

Please read the directions on the installation page.

How Do I use Quikr?

We have several ways to use quikr. Quikr is first and formost a command line utility, but we also provide python and matlab scripts.

Contact

For issues with the quikr software, contact gailro@gmail.com

License

The Quikr project is released under the GPL-3 License. Please view the LICENSE file for more details.

Contributors

  • David Koslicki
  • Simon Foucart
  • Gail Rosen
  • Calvin Morrison
  • Jean-Luc Bouchot