1. 20 Sep, 2016 1 commit
  2. 06 Sep, 2016 1 commit
    • Hoogenboom, Jerry's avatar
      FDSTools v0.0.5: new tools, changed defaults · abba1c04
      Hoogenboom, Jerry authored
      * General changes in v0.0.5:
        * The TSSV tool now depends on version 0.4.0 of TSSV.
        * Added new Pipeline tool that runs one of three default analysis pipelines
          automatically given a configuration file with tool options and input/output
          file names. The three available pipeline options are 'reference-sample',
          analysing a single reference sample with TSSV and Stuttermark;
          'reference-database', analysing a collection of reference samples with
          BGEstimate and Stuttermodel; and 'case-sample', analysing a single case
          sample with TSSV, BGPredict, BGMerge, BGCorrect, and Samplestats.
        * Added new Library tool that creates an empty FDSTools library file. Users
          may optionally specify the intented use of the library (STR markers,
          non-STR-markers, or both). Only the sections that apply to the given types
          of markers will be included in the output. The [aliases] section is not
          included by default, but an option is available to add it...
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  3. 26 Jul, 2016 1 commit
    • Hoogenboom, Jerry's avatar
      Various bug fixes and refinements throughout FDSTools · 08cf6ddd
      Hoogenboom, Jerry authored
      * Global changes in v0.0.4:
        * FDSTools will now print profiling information to stdout when the -d/--debug
          option was specified.
        * Fixed bug where specifying '-' as the output filename would be taken
          literally, while it should have been interpreted as 'write to standard out'
          (Affected tools: BGCorrect, Samplestats, Seqconvert, Stuttermark).
        * Added more detailed license information to FDSTools.
      * BGEstimate v1.1.0:
        * Added a new option -g/--min-genotypes (default: 3). Only alleles that occur
          in at least this number of unique heterozygous genotypes will be
          considered. This is to avoid 'contamination' of the noise profile of one
          allele with the noise of another. If homozygous samples are available for
          an allele, this filter is not applied to that allele. Setting this option
          to 1 effectively disables it. This option has the same cascading effect as
          the -s/--min-samples option, that is, if one allele does not meet...
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  4. 02 Feb, 2016 1 commit
    • Hoogenboom, Jerry's avatar
      Big update: Bumped version to v0.0.3 · ebf700a7
      Hoogenboom, Jerry authored
      Updated Stuttermark to v1.5. WARNING: This version of Stuttermark is
      INCOMPATIBLE with output from previous versions of FDSTools and TSSV.
      
      Introducing TSSV-Lite
      * New tool tssv acts as a wrapper around TSSV-Lite (tssvl). Its primary
        purpose is to allow running TSSV-Lite without having to convert the
        FDSTools library to TSSV format, and to offer allelename output. Like
        all other tools in FDSTools, it also works with TSSV library files but
        its allele name generation capabilities are limited in that case.
      
      Changed:
      * TSSV-Lite and the new TSSV tool in FDSTools have two columns renamed
        w.r.t. the original TSSV program: 'name' has been changed to 'marker',
        and 'allele' has been changed to 'sequence'. All tools in FDSTools
        have been updated to use the new column names. This change affects
        Allelefinder, BGCorrect, BGEstimate, BGHomRaw, BGHomStats, BGPredict,
        Blame, Samplestats, Samplevis, Stuttermark, Stuttermodel, and
        Seqconvert. Note that this change will BREAK COMPATIBILITY of these
        tools with old data files.
      
      Fixed:
      * In Samplevis HTML visualisations, the "percentage recovery" table
        filtering option used the absolute number of recovered reads instead.
      * Added PctRecovery to the tables in Samplevis HTML visualisations.
      * BGPredict will now print a nice error message if the -n/--min-pct
        option is set to zero or a negative number, to avoid division by zero.
      * Samplestats would crash if the input file contained the flags column.
      * FDSTools would crash when trying to convert sequences to allele names
        using a TSSV library.
      
      Improved:
      * Libconvert will no longer include duplicate sequences in the STR
        defenition when converting to TSSV format and the reference sequence
        of one of the markers is the same as one of its aliases, or when
        aliases of one marker share one or more prefix or suffix sequences.
      * Updated add_input_output_args() such that the output file is a
        positional argument (instead of -o) for tools that have a single input
        file and no support for batches.
      * Updated add_sequence_format_args() such that the library file can be
        made a required argument.
      * Refined the FDSTools package description, since FDSTools does more
        than just noise filteirng.
      * FDSTools will now do a marginally better job at producing allele names
        for sequences that do not exactly match the provided STR pattern. When
        seeking the longest matching portion of the sequence, it will now also
        test the reversed sequence with a reversed pattern, which sometimes
        yields a longer match. It is still not optimal, though, but some
        refactoring has been done to move away from regular expressions.
      * BGCorrect will now also fill in correction_flags for newly added
        sequences.
      * Adjusted the help text of Samplestats to include the fact that the -c
        and -y options have an OR relation instead of an AND relation.
      * BGCorrect, BGEstimate, BGHomRaw, BGHomStats, BGPredict, and
        Stuttermodel will now ignore special values that may appear in the
        place of a sequence (currently: 'Other sequences' and 'No data').
      
      Removed:
      * The -m/--marker-column and -a/--allele-column arguments of BGPredict
        had no effect and have been removed.
      
      Visualisations:
      * Updated bundled D3 to v3.5.12.
      * In HTML visualisations, if the page is scrolled to the right edge when
        an option is changed that causes the graphs to become wider, the page
        now remains scrolled to the right.
      * Samplevis HTML visualisations:
        * Added 'Clear manually added/removed' link to the table filtering.
        * Reduced flicker of the mouse cursor in Internet Explorer.
        * Added 'Common axis range' checkbox (only available when 'Split
          markers' is off).
        * Added 'Save table' link to save the table of selected alleles to a
          tab-separated file.
        * Added 'PctRecovery' column to the tables of selected alleles.
        * An alert box is now shown when a data file is loaded that contains
          markers that have 'No data'.
        * Added 'Percentage of total reads' to the graph filtering options.
        * Added a note to the table filtering options to explain that the
          minimum percentage correction and recovery have an OR relation.
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  5. 04 Nov, 2015 1 commit
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      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...
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  6. 29 Jul, 2015 1 commit
    • jhoogenboom's avatar
      Introducing bgestimate · be745e64
      jhoogenboom authored
      I could write about all its features here, but instead I will point
      out some future plans to highlight the things that are possibly not
      optimal in their current implementation.
      
      There are a number of things I plan to change in the future:
      * The output format is currently JSON, perhaps a carefully designed
        tabular format is a better choice. The benefit of switching to a
        tabluar format is that the data can be loaded into e.g. Excel as
        well.
      * The profiles are currently produced separately for forward and
        reverse reads. I would prefer to integrate these into a single
        computation that estimates allele balance in the heterozygotes
        using both strands as well.
      * I would like to add information about strand bias of the alleles
        as well. The most straightforward way to do this is to set only
        the forward reads of the true allele to 100 and treat the reverse
        reads the same as all background products. You will then obtain a
        number of reverse reads observed for ever 100 forward reads of
        the true allele.
      * I think it would be appropriate to make sure the values in the
        allele balance matrices of each sample ('Ax' in the source code)
        should add up to 1. For homozygotes, it is currently a scalar 1,
        the sum of the elements tend to be more than 1. This means that a
        heterozygous sample has a stronger influence on the profiles than
        a homozygous sample.
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  7. 23 Jul, 2015 1 commit
    • jhoogenboom's avatar
      Laying foundations · 160594c5
      jhoogenboom authored
      * Introducing a new, extended library file format to support
        allele name generation.  The new libconvert tool can convert
        TSSV libraries to the new format and vice versa.
      * Added functions for converting between raw sequences, TSSV-style
        sequences, and allele names.
      * Added global -d/--debug option.
      
      Stuttermark updates:
      * Stuttermark now automatically converts input sequences to
        TSSV-style if a library is provided.
      * Stuttermark will no longer crash if there is no 'name' column.
        Instead, all sequences are taken to belong to the same marker.
      
      New tools:
      * libconvert converts between FDSTools and TSSV library formats.
      * seqconvert converts between raw sequences, TSSV-style sequences,
        and allele names.
      * allelefinder detects the true alleles in reference samples.
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  8. 02 Jul, 2015 1 commit
    • jhoogenboom's avatar
      Initial commit · 668970ed
      jhoogenboom authored
      FDSTools v0.0.1 with Stuttermark v1.3.
      Other tools will come later.
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