Table 1

Weight distribution properties.

(ℓ, d)

μm

μd

αm

αd

n

μm

μd

αm

αd


(15, 4)

794

1439

84

84

989

1243

15

432

980

52

60

552

840

(16, 5)

850

1651

86

102

1050

1413

20

794

1439

84

84

989

1243

(18, 6)

899

2204

89

140

1106

1878

25

1529

2250

129

110

1829

1994

(25, 8)

954

2670

111

175

1212

2262

30

1845

3263

196

169

2300

2869

(28, 9)

1024

3230

152

199

1378

2767

35

2240

4523

246

213

2812

4027

(30, 11)

1069

3882

169

245

1462

3312

40

3709

6110

389

275

4613

5460


Data illustrating the change to the mean and standard deviation of the weight of a random motif set and the weight of a random decoy set as the values of ℓ, d, and n increase. On the left the number of strings is fixed at 20 and on the right the values (ℓ, d) are fixed at (15, 4).

Boucher and King BMC Bioinformatics 2010 11(Suppl 1):S11   doi:10.1186/1471-2105-11-S1-S11

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