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Table 1 Performance of our method and the Velvet-based approach on pairs of genomes with different phylogenetic distances

From: Separating metagenomic short reads into genomes via clustering

   # of genomes # of pairs Broken Separated Sensitivity Precision
       Mean Stdv Mean Stdv
Species TOSS 229 184 3 83 90.38 8.71 95.55 5.96
  Velvet 229 156 22 51 84.11 12.70 92.25 7.88
Genus TOSS 171 147 2 113 93.40 9.39 97.07 5.52
  Velvet 171 123 15 77 89.96 12.97 94.95 8.45
Family TOSS 80 79 2 75 94.98 6.56 97.46 5.86
  Velvet 80 78 2 71 91.90 8.90 97.25 4.16
Order TOSS 35 71 0 70 95.14 4.87 97.79 2.49
  Velvet 35 71 0 69 95.79 4.17 98.77 1.69