Context based compression of FASTQ data

  title={Context based compression of FASTQ data},
  author={Rama Srikanth Mallavarapu and Pandu Kumar Chinnamalliah and Ajit S. Bopardikar and TaeJin Ahn},
  journal={2016 IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS)},
With advances in Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) technologies, the amount of genomic data produced is growing exponentially. Efficient compression is therefore vital for archiving, retrieval and transfer of raw sequencing data. NGS data consisting of sequence information along with the associated quality scores and sequence identifiers is stored in the… CONTINUE READING