SCALCE is a FASTQ compression tool that uses locally consistent parsing to obtain better compression rate.

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Faraz Hach

SCALCE: boosting Sequence Compression Algorithms using Locally Consistent Encoding

Hach F, Numanagic I, Alkan C, Sahinalp SC

Bioinformatics. 2012. doi: 10.1093/bioinformatics/bts593 ( Epub ahead of print ).
Presented at RECOMB-SeqÕ12 (2nd Annual RECOMB Satellite Workshop on Massively Parallel Sequencing), Barcelona, Spain, April 19-20 2012
Journal link | PubMed ID: 23047557