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Table 2 Compression ratio for the different smoothing tools and compressors. The ratio is defined as \(\frac {\text {uncompressed size}}{\text {compressed size}}\) where the uncompressed size is 42GB

From: Better quality score compression through sequence-based quality smoothing

Smoothing algorithmgzipbzip2xz (LZMA)
None (original files)4.6175.1525.918
YALFF7.1477.6339.186
Quartz6.9257.3498.827
Leon7.0987.5518.988
Illumina 8bin6.0546.7427.819
Pblock p =25.3735.9667.011
Pblock p =46.0526.6477.671
Rblock t =1.16.2856.8597.941
Rblock t =1.156.6757.2508.443
QVZ 0.64.7765.5336.395
QVZ 0.84.7785.5106.366