compariSeq: Rethinking Sequence Logos


Comparing Sequence Charts (compariSeq) is a redesign of traditional sequence logos for the task of comparing multiple biological sequences. All relevant data encoded in traditional sequence logos is conserved, however, attention is directed to the most important data, colors are more perceptually accessible, and the task of direct comparison at particular locations is supported.


Sean McKenna, P. Samuel Quinan, Alex Bigelow
compariSeq: Rethinking Sequence Logos
Proceedings of the IEEE Symposium on Biological Data Visualization (BioVis ’13), 2013.

Note: BioVis Redesign Contest submission


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