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Table 6 Validation of Results: Precision and Recall.

From: Flexible taxonomic assignment of ambiguous sequencing reads

  full 16S rRNA V1-V2 region
  100 bp 150 bp 200 bp 100 bp 150 bp 200 bp
q p r p r p r p r p r p r
0.0 0.1827 0.1827 0.2503 0.2503 0.3038 0.3038 0.3085 0.3085 0.3553 0.3553 0.4021 0.4021
0.1 0.1820 0.4416 0.2480 0.4296 0.3003 0.4252 0.3059 0.4246 0.3530 0.4194 0.4085 0.4536
0.2 0.1791 0.5165 0.2448 0.4920 0.2954 0.4793 0.3026 0.4819 0.3502 0.4644 0.4119 0.4948
0.3 0.1742 0.5773 0.2401 0.5551 0.2863 0.5367 0.2960 0.5319 0.3453 0.5071 0.4012 0.5464
0.4 0.1677 0.6343 0.2314 0.6205 0.2752 0.5996 0.2873 0.5924 0.3394 0.5688 0.3741 0.6020
0.5 0.1633 0.6653 0.2262 0.6500 0.2707 0.6322 0.2816 0.6205 0.3326 0.5939 0.3558 0.6224
0.6 0.1548 0.7054 0.2147 0.6938 0.2586 0.6779 0.2687 0.6666 0.3198 0.6417 0.3427 0.6633
0.7 0.1436 0.7483 0.2001 0.7393 0.2399 0.7295 0.2476 0.7156 0.2924 0.7000 0.3343 0.7143
0.8 0.1284 0.7941 0.1767 0.7898 0.2123 0.7909 0.2189 0.7718 0.2571 0.7620 0.3108 0.7551
0.9 0.1081 0.8519 0.1465 0.8506 0.1735 0.8544 0.1815 0.8383 0.2146 0.8366 0.2480 0.8367
1.0 0.0532 0.9628 0.0719 0.9700 0.0818 0.9788 0.0807 0.9726 0.0893 0.9788 0.1084 0.9700
  1. Precision (p) and recall (r) for each value of q in simulations using the full-length 16S rRNA sequence and the V1-V2 hypervariable region (right) for reads of 100, 150, and 200 bp.