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Fig. 1 | BMC Bioinformatics

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From: Investigating reproducibility and tracking provenance – A genomic workflow case study

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Computational bioinformatics workflows are often deployed to deal with the data processing bottleneck. A typical workflow consists of a series of linked steps that transform raw input (e.g. a fastq file produced as a result of NGS data) into meaningful or interpretable output (e.g. variant calls). Typically, these steps are performed by specific tools developed to tackle a particular functional aspect of genomic sequence analysis. Workflows can have variable number of steps depending on the type of analysis performed, hence can be simple or complex

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