Table 1 

Stability regions for methods with bounded relative variance and optimal stability 

Bound (ϵ) 
Stages (s) 
Stability (l_{s, ϵ}) 
Factor vs. τleap 
Norm. factor τleap 


0.10 
3 
3.94566 
19.73 
6.58 
5 
10.1813 
50.9 
10.18 



0.25 
3 
5.89563 
14.74 
4.91 
5 
11.0001 
27.5 
5.5 



0.50 
3 
8.12004 
12.18 
4.06 
5 
15.5997 
23.4 
4.68 



Factor vs. τleap corresponds to the relative increase in the step size with respect to the Poisson τleap with the same bound in the variance (l_{s, ϵ}/l_{τleap}). Normalised factor vs. τleap takes into account the multiple stages of the method (l_{s, ϵ}/(s·l_{τleap})). 

Rué et al. BMC Systems Biology 2010 4:110 doi:10.1186/175205094110 