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Table 4 Validation of Results: Gq

From: Flexible taxonomic assignment of ambiguous sequencing reads

metric length D i 0.0 0.1 0.2 0.3 0.4 0.5 0.6 0.7 0.8 0.9 1.0
G q [16S] 100 0.096 -0.42 -0.13 -0.06 -0.01 0.01 0.03 0.05 0.07 0.08 0.09 0.00
  150 0.048 -0.32 -0.14 -0.09 -0.05 -0.02 -0.00 0.01 0.02 0.03 0.04 0.00
  200 0.028 -0.24 -0.13 -0.09 -0.06 -0.04 -0.02 -0.01 0.00 0.01 0.03 0.00
G q
[V1-V2]
100 0.036 -0.23 -0.12 -0.08 -0.04 -0.03 -0.01 0.00 0.01 0.02 0.03 0.00
  150 0.015 -0.16 -0.11 -0.08 -0.05 -0.04 -0.02 -0.01 -0.00 0.00 0.01 0.00
  200 0.005 -0.09 -0.05 -0.01 -0.00 -0.00 -0.00 -0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  1. Sum of distances G q for each value of q in simulations using the full-length 16S rRNA gene sequence (top) and the V1-V2 hypervariable region (bottom) for reads of length 100, 150, and 200 bp. The column ∑ D i indicates the best sum of distances achieved.