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Table 6 Success rate (%) of the methods on real data sets.

From: DNA barcode analysis: a comparison of phylogenetic and statistical classification methods

Data set NJ PhyML 1-NN CART RF Kernel
Astraptes 99.36 99.36 * 99.36 98.22 99.36 99.57*
Cowries (species) 95.45 * 93.40 95.45 * 78.40 94.65 94.45
Cowries (species and subspecies) 91.10 86.37 91.31 72.38 91.41 * 89.20
Amazonian Butterflies (barcode) 91.73 91.20 90.40 75.47 92.00 92.80*
Amazonian Butterflies (mtDNA) 91.47 91.2 91.73 71.20 92.00 93.60*
Amazonian Butterflies (nuclear gene) 87.74 90.32 * 90.32 * 52.90 80.64 89.03
  1. * Best score