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Open Access Correction

An empirical analysis of training protocols for probabilistic gene finders

William H Majoros* and Steven L Salzberg

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The Institute for Genomic Research, 9712 Medical Center Drive, Rockville, MD 20850, USA

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BMC Bioinformatics 2005, 6:193  doi:10.1186/1471-2105-6-193

The electronic version of this article is the complete one and can be found online at:

Received:1 August 2005
Accepted:1 August 2005
Published:1 August 2005

© 2005 Majoros and Salzberg; licensee BioMed Central Ltd.

This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


The summands in Equations (1)–(3) in the original paper [1] should be logarithmic. The corrected equations are given below.

Any references to these equations appearing in the text should be modified accordingly.


  1. Majoros WM, Salzberg SL: An empirical analysis of training protocols for probabilistic gene finders.

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