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Table 1 Compared performances of PlasForest and 4 other plasmid identification softwares on the testing dataset

From: PlasForest: a homology-based random forest classifier for plasmid detection in genomic datasets

Contig size Index PlasFlow PlasClass Mob-Recon PPR-Meta PlasForest
[50 bp, 1 kb) Sensitivity 0.850 0.672 0.003 0.585 0.774
Precision 0.373 0.473 1 0.550 0.972
F1 0.518 0.555 0.006 0.567 0.862
MCC 0.203 0.309 0.047 0.361 0.819
[1 kb, 2 kb) Sensitivity 0.832 0.749 0.888 0.763 0.826
Precision 0.294 0.451 0.973 0.558 0.986
F1 0.434 0.563 0.928 0.644 0.899
MCC 0.284 0.451 0.914 0.555 0.883
[2 kb, 5 kb) Sensitivity 0.871 0.787 0.870 0.805 0.903
Precision 0.308 0.464 0.946 0.552 0.975
F1 0.455 0.584 0.907 0.655 0.938
MCC 0.386 0.518 0.893 0.599 0.929
[5 kb, 50 kb) Sensitivity 0.899 0.816 0.729 0.889 0.976
Precision 0.366 0.432 0.932 0.413 0.971
F1 0.520 0.565 0.818 0.564 0.973
MCC 0.518 0.545 0.811 0.557 0.971
[50 kb, + ∞) Sensitivity 0.912 0.761 0.500 0.944 0.999
Precision 0.374 0.423 0.919 0.259 0.978
F1 0.530 0.544 0.648 0.406 0.988
MCC 0.559 0.543 0.669 0.459 0.988
Overall Sensitivity 0.883 0.785 0.670 0.831 0.927
Precision 0.348 0.443 0.939 0.431 0.973
F1 0.499 0.566 0.782 0.568 0.950
MCC 0.483 0.531 0.775 0.540 0.945