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The Genomic HyperBrowser: inferential genomics at the sequence level

By Geir K Sandve, Sveinung Gundersen, Halfdan Rydbeck, Ingrid K Glad, Lars Holden, Marit Holden, Knut Liestøl, Trevor Clancy, Egil Ferkingstad, Morten Johansen, Vegard Nygaard, Eivind Tøstesen, Arnoldo Frigessi and Eivind Hovig


The immense increase in the generation of genomic scale data poses an unmet analytical challenge, due to a lack of established methodology with the required flexibility and power. We propose a first principled approach to statistical analysis of sequence-level genomic information. We provide a growing collection of generic biological investigations that query pairwise relations between tracks, represented as mathematical objects, along the genome. The Genomic HyperBrowser implements the approach and is available at

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