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Table 1 Overview of the PaPy package

From: A lightweight, flow-based toolkit for parallel and distributed bioinformatics pipelines

Package Purpose
papy Provides the core objects and methods for workflow construction and deployment, including the Worker, Piper, Dagger, and Plumber classes (see Table 2).
numap Supplies an extension of Python's 'imap' facility, enabling parallel/distributed execution of tasks, locally or remotely (see Fig. 1B).
nubio Provides data-structures and methods specific to bioinformatic data (molecular sequences, alignments, phylogenetic trees, 3 D structures)
  1. PaPy is comprised of three packages, independently providing the set of functionalities described in this table.