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Table 6 Realistic synthetic data: mean error in motif width

From: MCOIN: a novel heuristic for determining transcription factor binding site motif width

Conservation MCOIN (w ± 4) E-values (w ± 4)
(mean bits/col) MAE RMSE MAE RMSE
2.00 1.60 2.06 1.80 2.28
1.49 1.59 2.08 2.46 2.82
1.08 1.97 2.42 2.16 2.51
0.76 2.38 2.74 1.84 2.22
0.51 2.38 2.71 1.95 2.32
  1. Mean absolute error (MAE) and root mean squared error (RMSE) for five collections of realistic synthetic data at varying levels of motif conservation. In these tests, the motif discovery algorithm was allowed to run as it would normally.