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Global Network Alignment using Multiscale Spectral Signatures

Overview

GHOST is a software package for global biological network alignment. It computes alignments based on a novel spectral signature for comparing the topological similarity of nodes across networks.

Contact

GHOST is developed by Rob Patro, and Carl Kingsford at the Lane Center for Computational Biology at Carnegie Mellon University.

Please send any questions, comments or bug reports to ude.umc.sc@pbor.

Downloads

User Guide:GHOST User Guide
Data: Data from the paper
Alignment Software: GitHub and source & binary packages
Spectral Signature Extractor: GitHub and source & binary packages

Citation

If you make use of GHOST, please cite:

Global network alignment using multiscale spectral signatures
R. Patro and C. Kingsford
Bioinformatics 28 3105--3114 (2012)

Funding

NSF
EF-0849899, IIS-0812111, CCF-1053918
NIH
1R21AI085376, R01HG002945
USDA
2008-04049, 2010-15739-01

This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant Numbers EF-0849899, IIS-0812111, CCF-1053918. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.