Combinatorial Search on Graphs Motivated by Bioinformatics Applications: A Brief Survey

  • Mathilde Bouvel
  • Vladimir Grebinski
  • Gregory Kucherov
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3787)


The goal of this paper is to present a brief survey of a collection of methods and results from the area of combinatorial search [1,8] focusing on graph reconstruction using queries of different type. The study is motivated by applications to genome sequencing.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mathilde Bouvel
    • 1
  • Vladimir Grebinski
    • 2
  • Gregory Kucherov
    • 3
  1. 1.Département d’InformatiqueEcole Normale Supérieure de CachanFrance
  2. 2.CompuGene Inc.JamesburgUSA
  3. 3.INRIA/LORIAVillers-lès-NancyFrance

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