A C++ library for least-squares superposition of 3D vector sets.
Reference: A. S. Konagurthu, P. Kasarapu, L. Allison, J. H. Collier, A. M. Lesk, On sufficient statistics of least-squares superposition of vector sets. Journal of Computational Biology 20(6): 487-497 (2015) (This reviewed journal version supersedes the version published in the proceedings of RECOMB 2014) [preprint]

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