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Table 2 Accuracy for different components combinations of our proposed distance method

From: ComPhy: prokaryotic composite distance phylogenies inferred from whole-genome gene sets

Data sets Number of species GDD (%) GCD (%) GBD (%) GCD*GDD (%) GCD*GBD (%) GDD*GBD (%) GCD*GDD*GBD (%)
Dataset1 52 85.12 86.44 84.54 91.45 90.29 90.29 90.29
Dataset2 53 87.76 86.40 84.45 90.65 90.74 90.74 90.74
Dataset3 82 80.37 92.58 84.19 94.46 95.93 96.06 98.46
Dataset4 398 83.73 86.56 81.23 89.93 87.07 87.28 90.07
Dataset5 181 95.04 89.74 90.20 94.30 95.67 98.16 98.30
Dataset6 96 87.39 85.45 84.88 99.36 99.26 99.36 99.26
Dataset7 277 88.70 84.04 86.75 88.71 89.71 88.23 90.71
Dataset8 165 85.36 77.98 77.03 94.44 94.38 94.47 94.38
Dataset9 54 89.31 87.34 83.76 92.31 92.31 92.37 96.55
  1. GDD = gene dispersion distance, GCD = gene content distance, GBD = gene breakpoint distance. GCD*GDD is the combination of two distance components and GCD*GDD*GBD is the combination of all three terms. All distances are logarithmically transformed.