Emperor’s Documentation

Emperor is an interactive next generation tool for the analysis, visualization and understanding of high throughput microbial ecology datasets.

This section of the documentation describes the usage of Emperor’s main command line interface make_emperor.py.

The Index lists the contents of this documentation.

Citing Emperor

Remember to cite Emperor If you use it in any published research, please include the following citation:


EMPeror: a tool for visualizing high-throughput microbial community data. Vazquez-Baeza Y, Pirrung M, Gonzalez A, Knight R. Gigascience. 2013 Nov 26;2(1):16.

You can find the Emperor paper here, and the data presented in this paper can be found here.