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Table 5 Comparisons of compression ratios and running times of RNACompress, Gencompress, winrar and gzip.

From: RNACompress: Grammar-based compression and informational complexity measurement of RNA secondary structure

Test data RNACompress Gencompress Winrar Gzip
  RT(s) CR (R1) CR (R2) RT (s) CR (R1) CR (R2) RT(s) CR (R1) CR (R2) RT(s) CR (R1) CR (R2)
rRNA.txt 0.16 5.234 1.133 0.55 8.103 1.753 0.13 10.689 2.312 0.11 10.294 2.227
tRNA.txt 0.08 5.215 1.100 1.12 4.581 0.964 0.11 4.054 0.853 0.06 4.355 0.917
miRNA.txt 0.24 5.248 1.126 316.23 9.171 1.969 0.32 7.847 1.684 0.27 6.176 1.326
evofold.txt 6.56 5.252 1.046 / / / 4.24 4.302 0.857 2.25 4.241 0.845
asRNA.txt 0.43 4.966 1.104 241.36 4.703 1.043 0.41 4.123 0.846 0.32 4.048 0.898
snoRNA.txt 0.52 5.073 1.089 71.29 4.778 1.025 0.67 4.324 0.928 0.61 4.113 0.883
151Rfam.txt 0.12 4.812 1.032 21.70 4.655 0.997 0.33 3.990 0.850 0.21 3.908 0.837
  1. Tests are performed on Windows and Linux platforms with 512 RAM and 2.0 MHz CPU. (RT: Running Time; CR: Compression Ratio; '/' means that for evofold.txt, Gencompress becomes inapplicable because of the large size of this file.)