Genozip: A fast and efficient compression tool for VCF files

Divon Lan, Raymond Tobler, Yassine Souilmi, Bastien Llamas

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    Motivation: genozip is a new lossless compression tool for Variant Call Format (VCF) files. By applying field-specific algorithms and fully utilizing the available computational hardware, genozip achieves the highest compression ratios amongst existing lossless compression tools known to the authors, at speeds comparable with the fastest multi-threaded compressors.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)4091-4092
    Issue number13
    Publication statusPublished - 2020


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