1. 04 Nov, 2015 1 commit
    • Hoogenboom, Jerry's avatar
      Implemented support for non-STR markers, improved file handling and more · 1083919c
      Hoogenboom, Jerry authored
      Additions and improvements to the FDSTools library file format:
      * New [genome_position] section in FDSTools-style library files allows
      for specifying the chromosome and position of each marker.
      * New [no_repeat] section in FDSTools-style library files allows for
      including non-STR markers.
      * Comma/semicolon/space-separated values in FDSTools-style library files
      can now also be separated by tab characters and multiple consecutive
      separators are no longer collapsed (with the exception of whitespace).
      * If no prefix and/or suffix has been specified for an alias, the
      prefix/suffix of the marker itself is used.
      * Implemented support for non-STR markers (e.g. SNP clusters) and mtDNA
      markers. Allele names of the latter follow mtDNA nomenclature.
      * Improved the logic of generating STR allele names for sequences that
      have a prefix or suffix sequence that was not included in the library
      file.
      * Updated and clarified various explanatory texts in generated FDSTools
      library files.
      
      Fixed:
      * Fixed a bug that caused prefix/suffix variants in aliases to go
      missing in allele names.
      
      Improved file handling:
      * Library files are now closed immediately after parsing them.
      * Sample data input files are opened one at a time now.
      
      Visualisations:
      * Updated Vega to version 2.3.1.
      * Worked around a bug in Google Chrome that caused the 'Save image' link
      to stop working after having been used once.
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  2. 01 Sep, 2015 1 commit
    • jhoogenboom's avatar
      Cleanup and minor enhancements · 03fc3d49
      jhoogenboom authored
      * BGCorrect and Stuttermark will now exit with an error message if
        more than one input file for the same sample is specified and no
        separate output files are given. Previously these tools would
        just overwrite the output file repeatedly, discarding the output
        of all but the last data file of the sample.
      * Removed to main() functions and related stubs from the tools
        because they are not actually runnable directly anyway.
      * Added some more help text to some of the tools.
      * Doubled the size of the marker name filter input element on the
        HTML visualisations.
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  3. 11 Aug, 2015 1 commit
    • jhoogenboom's avatar
      Introducing BGPredict · 276a0439
      jhoogenboom authored
      * New tool BGPredict predicts background noise profiles (containing
        only stutter products) for user-supplied alleles/sequences using
        a trained stutter model obtained from Stuttermodel. Currently
        only the amounts of the forward strand are predicted.
      * New option -L/--min-lengths for Stuttermodel allows to set a
        minimum required number of unique repeat lengths to base the
        fits on (default: 5).
      * Updated formatting of output of Stuttermodel: added '+' sign to
        positive stutter, limited r2 scores to 3 decimal places, and now
        all coefficients are written in scientific notation with 3
        decimal places.
      * The --output-column option of SeqConvert now defaults to using
        the value of --allele-column.
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  4. 07 Aug, 2015 1 commit
    • jhoogenboom's avatar
      Reworked input/output file arguments · 7f23c2e0
      jhoogenboom authored
      * All tools now write to stdout by default. Tools that support
        writing report files write those to stderr by default. The
        -o/--output and -r/--report options can be used to override
        these.
      * Tools that operated on one sample at a time (bgcorrect,
        seqconvert, stuttermark) now support batch processing. The new
        -i/--input argument takes a list of files. In batch mode,
        the -o/--output argument can be used to specify a list of
        corresponding output files (which must be the same length). It
        is also possible to specify a format string to automatically
        generate file names. -o/--output defaults to "\1-\2.out" which is
        automatically expanded to "sampletag-toolname.out". The old
        positional arguments [IN] and [OUT] are maintained and allow for
        conveniently running the tools on a single sample file.
        [IN] is mutually exclusive with -i/--input and [OUT] is mutually
        exclusive with -o/--output. [OUT] now also accepts the filename
        format, but when not in batch mode, it still defaults to stdout.
        Note that by default, the sample tag is extracted from the input
        filenames by simply stripping the extension. This means a minimal
        batch processing command like "fdstools stuttermark -i *.csv"
        automatically creates a "...-stuttermark.out" file next to each
        CSV file in the current working directory.
      * Libconvert now also supports only specifying an output file.
        This makes it easier to write the default FDSTools library to a
        new file. E.g., "fdstools libconvert mynewfile.txt" now creates
        "mynewfile.txt" if it does not exist, and writes the default
        library to it. Most helpful.
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  5. 06 Aug, 2015 1 commit
    • jhoogenboom's avatar
      Greatly increased argument help · b30bdbbc
      jhoogenboom authored
      * All tools now have a longer description in the tool-specific help
        page.
      * Arguments are now presented in groups and the order is the same
        across tools.
      
      Furthermore:
      * Fixed bug that rendered BGHomStats and BGEstimate with the -H
        option useless.
      * The report of Allelefinder and BGEstimate is now written to
        sys.stderr by default. This means the report is now always
        generated (but it may be sent directly to /dev/null explicitly by
        the user). The big plus is that the progress of the tools is
        visible in the terminal when the tools are run by hand.
      b30bdbbc
  6. 05 Aug, 2015 1 commit
  7. 04 Aug, 2015 1 commit
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      Introducing Blame · 8685a304
      jhoogenboom authored
      * New tool Blame can be used to find particularly dirty samples and
        to construct a DNA profile of the contaminator.
      * Fixed bug BGCorrect that resulted in incorrect values in the
        *_add columns.
      * BGEstimate and BGHomStats no longer crash if a library file is
        provided.
      * SeqConvert can now use a different library file for the output,
        thereby offering some possibilities to update allele names when a
        library file gets updated.
      * Replaced various uses of map() by generator expressions and
        listcomps for increased readability speed (although slightly).
      8685a304