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Empirical distribution of k-word matches in biological sequences

Foret, Sylvain; Wilson, Susan; Burden, Conrad


This study focuses on an alignment-free sequence comparison method: the number of words of length k shared between two sequences, also known as the D2 statistic. The advantages of the use of this statistic over alignment-based methods are firstly that it

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Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
Source: Pattern Recognition
DOI: 10.1016/j.patcog.2008.06.026


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