Musket is a well-established leading next-generation sequencing read error correction algorithm targetting Illumina sequencing. This corrector employs the k-mer spectrum approach and introduces three correction techniques in a multistage workflow. Our performance evaluation results, in terms of correction quality and de novo genome assembly measures, reveal that Musket is consistently one of the top performing substitution-error-based correctors. In addition, Musket is multi-threaded using a master-slave model and demonstrates superior parallel scalability compared to all other evaluated correctors as well as a highly competitive overall execution time.
module spider musket to find out what environment modules are available for this application.
- HPC_MUSKET_DIR - installation directory
- HPC_MUSKET_BIN - executable directory
If you publish research that uses musket you have to cite it as follows: