Table 2

Performance comparison among stitching tools
Data size (MVoxel) Stacks Tool Use of stage coordinates Memory peak Tstitchinga Tdispl. comp. Tmerging TI/O Ttotal
TeraStitcher yes 200 4 2 2 7 11
Fiji yes 450 45 20 25 8 53
Fiji no 1400 99 75 24 3 102
100 2×200 slices XuvStitch yes 400 n.a. 4 16 n.a. 20
XuvStitch no 950 n.a. 22 16 n.a. 38
iStitch no 600 11 n.a. n.a. n.a. 17
TeraStitcher yes 300 8 4 4 12 20
Fiji yes 1300 132 62 71 13 145
200 4×200 slices XuvStitch yes 500 n.a. 6 28 n.a. 34
iStitch no 662 37 n.a. n.a. n.a. 46
TeraStitcher yes 300 35 23 12 32 20
Fiji yes > 3000 n.a. 113 n.a. n.a. n.a.
600 4×600 slices XuvStitch yes 1200 n.a. 18 80 n.a. 34
iStitch no 1900 143 n.a. n.a. n.a. 46

In this table we report a comparison of execution times (in seconds) and memory peaks (in MB) between TeraStitcher and the state-of-the art stitching tools when stitching Megavoxel-sized datasets.

aTime spent in stitching, net of I/O.

Bria and Iannello

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

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