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Table 2 Accuracies of BLAST-based automated GO term predictors

From: Automated methods of predicting the function of biological sequences using GO and BLAST

Method Precision Recall Harmonic Mean Mean Term Assignments N
Best BLAST 0.41 0.56 0.48 3.9 4710
Covering Graph      
   Ten highest scoring terms 0.20 0.48 0.28 7.7 4710
   Terms with >0.1 normalised concordance 0.19 0.61 0.29 16.1 4710
   Terms with >0.1 and <0.2 normalised concordance 0.09 0.10 0.09 2.7 4710
   Terms with >0.1 and <0.9 normalised concordance 0.11 0.29 0.16 7.0 4710
   Term Covariance Filter selection 0.24 0.35 0.28 3.4 4710
Term Distance Concordance      
   Ten highest scoring terms 0.33 0.63 0.43 6.3 4710
   Term Covariance Filter selection 0.36 0.51 0.42 3.9 4710
Discriminant Function      
   Training set (post hoc) 0.70 0.59 0.64 2.4 2070
   Test set (apriori) 0.61 0.51 0.55 2.0 10689