Table 1

Characteristics of the six assessed methods
MixHMM GenoCNA GPHMM OncoSNP ASCAT GAP
User-definable noise levels Yes No No No No Yes
User-definable LRR copy number means Yes No No Yes No Yes
Automatic LRR shift estimation No No Yes Yes Yes Yes
Automatic contamination estimation No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Germline and somatic LOH distinction No No No Yes No Yes
Maximum copy number 5 4 7 8 ? 8
Computation time Low Medium Low High Low Medium

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Mosén-Ansorena et al. BMC Bioinformatics 2012 13:192   doi:10.1186/1471-2105-13-192

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