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Table 4 Deviation of assembly length produced by the assemblers from the assembly length of the reference as computed using aligned length reported by QUAST and assembly lengths for benchmark and contamination sets

From: SKESA: strategic k-mer extension for scrupulous assemblies

Benchmark set
Measure SKESA SPAdes MegaHit
Median 2.72 10.91 5.59
Maximum 135.75 775.14 407.78
Average 4.61 57.98 24.23
Deviation in contamination set
Contamination SKESA SPAdes MegaHit
None 1.33 1.68 1.35
3x 1.36 1.68 1.33
6x 1.33 1.68 1.30
9x 1.36 1.67 1.47
12x 1.41 1.68 2.05
15x 1.44 1.68 2.96