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Table 2 Expert user’s perspective on the effectiveness of user interactions from three GO enrichment tools: MonaGO, DAVID, and Metascape

From: MonaGO: a novel gene ontology enrichment analysis visualisation system

  MonaGo scoring Metascape scoring DAVID scoring
Required time to complete task 4.5 3 3
Relevance of outputs 4 3 3.5
Intuitiveness 4 4 3
Ease of use 4 4 3
Visual quality: layout and design 4 3.5 2.5
Sufficency of information 4.5 2.5 3.5
Customisability of resulting graphs 4.5 3 2
User friendliness 4.5 3.5 3
  1. Eight expert users were asked to rate different aspects of the environments on a five-level scale: from most effective (5) to lowest quality (1). The median scores from eight participants were shown. The highest scores (including ties) based on each criteria (row) were highlighted in bold