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Table 4 Performance comparison of promoter prediction methods on the human genome

From: A comparison study on feature selection of DNA structural properties for promoter prediction

Methods Specificity Sensitivity F-measure
FirstEF 0.415 0.448 0.431
DragonGSF 0.686 0.357 0.470
McPromoter 0.623 0.204 0.307
EP3 0.565 0.413 0.477
Profisi 0.604 0.392 0.475
ARTS 0.672 0.381 0.486
Eponine 0.671 0.367 0.475
ProSom 0.573 0.414 0.481
PNNP 0.593 0.433 0.501
FSPP(ReliefF-300) 0.657 0.528 0.585
FSPP(Wrapper-SVM) 0.662 0.536 0.592
  1. These methods include nine existing promoter prediction methods and our prediction methods based on the filter and wrapper feature selection.