Blue (version 1.0.0 to 1.1.0)
Blue is a fast, accurate short-read error-correction tool based on k-mer consensus and context.
30 April 2014 | Updated 11 August 2014
Blue will correct both Illumina and 454-like data, and accepts sequence data files in both FASTQ and FASTA formats.
Blue software is made available under the General Public License [external link] and comes with absolutely no warranty.
Blue is written in C# and runs natively on Windows, and with mono on Linux.
An article describing Blue was published on 11 June 2014 titled Blue: correcting sequencing errors using consensus and context1.
The latest version of Blue and related tools are available for download.
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- Greenfield P, Duesing K, Papanicolaou A, Bauer D C. 2014. Blue: correcting sequencing errors using consensus and context. Bioinformatics.