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SAMBA : Systolic Accelerator for Molecular Biological Applications

Dominique Lavenier 1
1 API - Parallel VLSI Architectures
IRISA - Institut de Recherche en Informatique et Systèmes Aléatoires, INRIA Rennes
Abstract : Samba is a full custom systolic array dedicated to the comparison of biological sequences. This hardware accelerator implements a parameterized version of the Smith and Waterman algorithm allowing the computation of local or global alignments with or without gap penalty. The speed-up provided by SAMBA over standard workstations ranges from 50 to 500, depending on the application.
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Dominique Lavenier. SAMBA : Systolic Accelerator for Molecular Biological Applications. [Research Report] RR-2845, INRIA. 1996. ⟨inria-00073846⟩

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