Table 3

Results for the FACS simHC metagenomic data set (105sequences, 269 bp)
actual CARMA MEGAN MetaPhyler MG-RAST
percentage of sequence classified 29.0 54.4 0.2 27.1
Eukaryota 73.0 30.3 42.0 0.0 21.0
Bacteria 25.6 62.8 52.0 84.0 71.5
Viruses 1.5 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.1
Archaea 0.0 6.9 5.7 16.0 7.3
percentage of sequence misclassified 8.0 12.2 16.0 7.6
correlation coefficient 0.45 0.72 -0.09 0.26

The actual distribution of sequences compared to the distribution inferred by the alignment-based programs.

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Bazinet and Cummings BMC Bioinformatics 2012 13:92   doi:10.1186/1471-2105-13-92

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