Table 1 

Default values for the parameters used in the program 

Defects 
Parameter 
Value 


Extended 
Radius of the median filter 
10 pixels 
Threshold for the proportion of variance explained by the Background 
30% 

Compact 
Quantile for the definition of outliers 
5th, two tails 
Minimum size of clusters 
15 pixels 

Connectivity definition 
8neighbours 

Probability value 
0.01 

Diffuse 
Threshold for bright defects 
40% more than original value 
Threshold for dark defects 
35% more than original value 

pvalue threshold for binomial test. 
0.001 

Radius of sliding window 
10 pixels 

Connectivity definition 
8neighbours 

Minimum size of clusters 
3π*diff. radius 



SuárezFariñas et al. BMC Bioinformatics 2005 6:294 doi:10.1186/147121056294 