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Table 1 Runtime of Read-SpaM and Mash (in seconds) to estimate the distance between two strains of E. coli, by comparing an assembled genome to unassembled reads and by comparing unassembled reads from both strains to each other, for varying levels of sequencing coverage

From: Read-SpaM: assembly-free and alignment-free comparison of bacterial genomes with low sequencing coverage

CoverageGenome vs. ReadRead vs. Read
 Multi-SpaMMashMulti-SpaMMash
1X3.400.352.840.35
2−1X2.430.271.550.19
2−2X2.020.241.160.11
2−3X1.860.221.000.06
2−4X1.740.190.930.04
2−5X1.760.200.890.02
2−6X1.640.200.870.01
2−7X1.640.220.860.01
2−8X1.660.190.870.00
2−9X1.630.190.850.02