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SAD (Segmentation Analysis of DNA) is a tool for analysis of copy number variation (CNV). The SAD algorithm applies measurement theory, clustering algorithms, and uncomplicated, robust statistics in the interpretation of the analytical relations. The tool may be available by request (see contact).


Genetics; Genetic variation


  • Operation: Variant detection
  • Software interface: Command-line user interface
  • Language: -
  • License: Not stated
  • Cost: -
  • Version name: -
  • Credit: National Science Council, Cathay General Hospital-NCU Collaboration, National Science Council and the Ministry of Education.
  • Contact: pairwise.gaussian.merging _at_ | H. C. Lee hclee12345 _at_
  • Collection: -


Chen CH, Lee HC, Ling Q, Chen HR, Ko YA, Tsou TS, Wang SC, Wu LC, Lee HC "An all-statistics, high-speed algorithm for the analysis of copy number variation in genomes." Nucleic Acids Res. 2011 Jul;39(13):e89. Epub 2011 May 16.
PMID: 21576227
PMCID: PMC3141250

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