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Table 2 Results when our novel strategy is applied to two sets of simulated metagenomes

From: A new strategy for better genome assembly from very short reads

  Total length Longest length Average length Contig number Mis-assembled number
  16× 32× 16× 32× 16× 32× 16× 32× 16× 32×
SOAPdenovo 1,053,950 2,152,668 11,585 18,572 1,692 2,613 623 824 0 0
Velvet 3,541,492 3,479,492 17,858 13,775 2,359 2,359 1501 1475 9 6
ABySS 5,696,753 5,567,101 24,687 39,688 2,079 2,784 2740 2000 22 10
DBG 1,966,330 2,998,013 12,098 18,572 1,293 1,875 1520 1599 0 0
Hybrid 2,091,714 3,081,039 14,651 18,572 1,907 2,434 1097 1266 0 0