GramDist is a utility for generating dissimilarity matrices using the relative complexity measure, a computationally efficient and alignment free evolutionary distance metric.

Related Publications

A manuscript detailing the relative complexity measure has been submitted to BMC Bioinformatics and is currently under review. Publication details will be posted as soon as they become available.

A grammar-based distance metric enables fast and accurate clustering of large sets of 16S sequences
D. J. Russell, S. F. Way, A. K. Benson, and K. Sayood
BMC Bioinformatics 2010, 11:601
Grammar-based distance in progressive multiple sequence alignment
D. J. Russell, H. H. Otu, and K. Sayood
BMC Bioinformatics 2008, 9:306