Taxonomy: Libary for parsing, processing and vizualization of taxonomy data

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Haskell cabal Taxonomy libary contains tools, parsers, datastructures and visualisation for the NCBI (National Center for Biotechnology Information) Taxonomy datasources.

It can utilize information from the Entrez REST interface via EntrezHTTP, as well as from the files of the Taxonomy database dump.

Input data is parsed into a FGL based datastructure, which enables a wealth of processing steps like node distances, retrieval of parent nodes or extraction of subtrees.

Trees can be visualised via dot-format (graphviz)

or via json-format (

The TaxonomyTools package contains tools based on this package.


Note: This package has metadata revisions in the cabal description newer than included in the tarball. To unpack the package including the revisions, use 'cabal get'.

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Versions [RSS] 1.0.1, 1.0.2, 1.0.3, 2.0.0, 2.1.0, 2.2.0
Dependencies aeson, base (>=4.5 && <5), bytestring, either-unwrap, fgl, graphviz, parsec, text, vector [details]
License GPL-3.0-only
Author Florian Eggenhofer
Revised Revision 1 made by FlorianEggenhofer at 2015-09-10T14:21:14Z
Category Bioinformatics
Source repo head: git clone
this: git clone v1.0.1)
Uploaded by FlorianEggenhofer at 2015-09-10T14:16:54Z
Distributions NixOS:2.2.0
Reverse Dependencies 3 direct, 0 indirect [details]
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