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This article is part of the supplement: Eighth International Conference on Bioinformatics (InCoB2009): Computational Biology

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An empirical study of choosing efficient discriminative seeds for oligonucleotide design

Won-Hyoung Chung and Seong-Bae Park*

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Department of Computer Engineering, Kyungpook National University, Daegu 702-701, South Korea

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BMC Genomics 2009, 10(Suppl 3):S3  doi:10.1186/1471-2164-10-S3-S3

Published: 3 December 2009

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Additional file 1:

List of the seeds used in the experiment: continuous seeds, spaced seeds, and transition-constrained seeds (19 instances, respectively) BLAT seeds and Vector seeds (14 instances, respectively).

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Figures for the effect of the weight parameters: Figure S1 - Relation of precision, recall and discriminability, Figure S2 - Discriminability according to values of α, and Figure S3 - Efficiency according to values of β and γ.

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