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.
For issues with the quikr software, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
The Quikr project is released under the GPL-3 License. Please view the LICENSE file for more details.
- David Koslicki
- Simon Foucart
- Gail Rosen
- Calvin Morrison
- Jean-Luc Bouchot