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Table 1 Sample SD based on a pilot study with n = 50 experiments in 5 omission proportions for a desired confidence α ≥ 95% and a desired Error E ≤ 1%.

From: Context-driven discovery of gene cassettes in mobile integrons using a computational grammar

Omission Proportion SD A*2 Required Experiments KS test p-value
5% 0.140 1.09 749 0.068
10% 0.096 0.565 352  
15% 0.081 0.733 252  
20% 0.070 0.505 187  
25% 0.054 0.300 113  
30% 0.052 0.419 103  
35% 0.044 0.716 75  
40% 0.044 0.360 74  
45% 0.041 0.438 66  
50% 0.039 0.150 59  
  1. The Anderson-Darling values, adjusted for sample size (A*2) greater than 0.752 rejects the null-hypothesis that sample is normally distributed. For the 5% omission proportion, a truncated normal distribution was tested using the KS test which gave a p-value > 5%.