Table 1

Power of k-base encoding assuming a real-world per-base error-rate

k (encoding width)

Power (0 SNPs)

Power (1 SNP)

Power (2 SNPs)


1

0.877

0.847

0.820


2

0.931

0.824

0.706


3

0.963

0.876

0.784


4

0.964

0.911

0.834


5

0.965

0.911

0.840


Power calculated as the fraction of reads that correctly align. 10, 000 simulated 50 bp reads from the E. Coli genome were generated with an estimated real-world error rate.

Homer et al. BMC Bioinformatics 2010 11:347   doi:10.1186/1471-2105-11-347

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