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HP Distance Via Double Cut and Join Distance

  • Anne Bergeron
  • Julia Mixtacki
  • Jens Stoye
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5029)

Abstract

The genomic distance problem in the Hannenhalli-Pevzner theory is the following: Given two genomes whose chromosomes are linear, calculate the minimum number of inversions and translocations that transform one genome into the other. This paper presents a new distance formula based on a simple tree structure that captures all the delicate features of this problem in a unifying way.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Anne Bergeron
    • 1
  • Julia Mixtacki
    • 2
  • Jens Stoye
    • 3
  1. 1.Dépt. d’informatiqueUniversité du Québec à MontréalCanada
  2. 2.International NRW Graduate School in Bioinformatics and Genome ResearchUniversität BielefeldGermany
  3. 3.Technische FakultätUniversität BielefeldGermany

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