Table 1

Comparison of displacements errors and quality measures among different datasets
Dataset Tool Error Quality measure
Max Average Min Average
V H D V H D V H D V H D
TeraStitcher 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.86 0.85 0.86 0.87 0.87 0.88
Fiji 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.51 0.63
C. elegans worma XuvStitch 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.72 0.78
iStitch 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.94 0.95
TeraStitcher 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.79 0.80 0.64 0.81 0.83 0.73
Fiji 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.55 0.58
Neuron filamentsa XuvStitch 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.67 0.76
iStitch 0 0 1 0 0 0.3 0.90 0.92
TeraStitcher 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.81 0.88 0.75 0.88 0.92 0.76
Fiji 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Fruit fly brainb XuvStitch 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
iStitch 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.95 0.96
TeraStitcher 1 0 1 0.5 0 0.5 0.71 0.68 0.53 0.73 0.7 0.61
Portion of mouse cerebellumc (axons) Fiji 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.72 0.73
XuvStitch 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.2 0.31
iStitch 7 1 0 3.5 0.5 0 0.95 0.96
TeraStitcher 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.84 0.85 0.87 0.87 0.87 0.89
Portion of mouse brainc (neurons and axons) Fiji 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.77 0.80
XuvStitch 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.90 0.91
iStitch w.a.d w.a. w.a. w.a. w.a. w.a. 0.76 0.78
TeraStitcher 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.76 0.77 0.6 0.8 0.84 0.75
Whole mouse cerebellumc (Purkinje cells and axons) Fiji 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.78 0.85
XuvStitch 3 3 2 0.8 0.8 1 0.75 0.87
iStitch 1 0 0 0.2 0 0 0.92 0.94
TeraStitcher 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.77 0.75 0.74 0.77 0.77 0.75
Whole mouse brainc (neurons and axons) Fiji 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.37 0.39
XuvStitch 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.6 0.65
iStitch 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.77 0.79

In this table we report a comparison of displacement errors (in voxels) and quality measures between TeraStitcher and the state-of-the art stitching tools when stitching Megavoxel-sized datasets.

aPublicly available dataset downloaded from http://www.vaa3d.org webcite.

bPublicly available dataset downloaded from http://www.xuvtools.org webcite.

cCLSM dataset (courtesy of F.S. Pavone, L. Sacconi, L. Silvestri) available at http://www.iconfoundation.net webcite.

dWrong alignment.

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Bria and Iannello BMC Bioinformatics 2012 13:316   doi:10.1186/1471-2105-13-316

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