QuorUM error corrector
What is it?
QuorUM (Quality Optimized Reads from the University of Maryland) is an error corrector for Illumina reads. It is distributed and used with MaSuRCA, or it can be used independently.
The latest release is on github.
Quorum requires Jellyfish to compile and to run. There are two ways to install Quorum and its dependencies.
install Jellyfish. Make sure that
jellyfish is in your path and that pkg-config can find
the jellyfish headers and library. For example:
$ which jellyfish
$ pkg-config --mod-version jellyfish-2.0
Then you can install Quorum with the usual:
Some instructions are found on the github page as well.
Usage exampleTo use, simply give FASTQ files to the quorum script.
quorum file1.fastq file2.fastqThe corrected reads will be written to 'quorum_corrected.fa' (this can be changed with the -p switch).