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JAligner is an open source Java implementation of the Smith-Waterman algorithm[1] with Gotoh's improvement[2] for biological local pairwise sequence alignment using the affine gap penalty model. It was written by Ahmed Moustafa.

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  1. ^ Smith TF and Waterman MS (1981). Identification of common molecular subsequences. J Mol Biol, 147:195-197.
  2. ^ Gotoh O (1982). An improved algorithm for matching biological sequences. J Mol Biol, 162:705-708.

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