Table 3

Evaluation of RNAi screens as a test set

Datatype_kernel

Signal-to-noise ratio


micro_linear

1.44


micro_poly

1.00


micro_RBF

3.91


chip_binary_linear

1.36


chip_binary_poly

1.84


chip_binary_RBF

1.88


chip_contin_linear

1.57


chip_contin_poly

1.86


chip_contin_RBF

1.91


weight_binary_linear

1.80


weight_binary_poly

1.96


weight_binary_RBF

3.82


weight_contin_linear

1.84


weight_contin_poly

1.65


weight_contin_RBF

2.35


simple_binary_linear

1.80


simple_binary_poly

3.43


simple_binary_RBF

3.80


simple_contin_linear

1.84


simple_contin_poly

1.38


simple_contin_RBF

3.21


Ranked methods based on signal-to-noise ratio performance of predicting the percentage of genes as positive from the positive test set (self-renewal screen) and as positive from the negative test set (insulin-pathway screen).

Xu et al. BMC Systems Biology 2010 4:173   doi:10.1186/1752-0509-4-173

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