Correction to: BMC Bioinformatics (2021) 22:198 https://doi.org/10.1186/s12859-021-04077-9
Following the publication of the original article , errors were identified in the affiliation and funding note.
The changes have been highlighted in bold typeface.
Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Center for Biotechnology Khalifa University, Khalifa University of Science and Technology, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
The study is funded by Khalifa University Collaborative Internal Research Award CIRA-2019-076.
The original article  has been corrected.