IMAGE ( Iterative Mapping and Assembly for Gap Elimination) is a software designed to close gaps in any draft assembly using Illumina paired end reads. IMAGE is best described in several stages: aligning of Illumina reads at contig ends; local assembly of reads into new contigs; reference contigs are extended or merged; iterating the whole process to extend and merge more contigs.
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Improving draft assemblies by iterative mapping and assembly of short reads to eliminate gaps.
Tsai IJ, Otto TD and Berriman M
Genome biology 2010;11;4;R41