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Table 3 Summary of technical characteristics of the error-correction methods assessed in this study

From: Benchmarking of computational error-correction methods for next-generation sequencing data

Software tool Data structure Types of reads accepted Organism Journal In the publication compared to Tools webpage
Bless Bloom filter and hash table SE/PE Human, E. coli, S. aureus Bioinformatics SGA, QuorUM, Lighter, BFC, DecGPU, ECHO, HiTEC, Musket, Quake, Reptile https://sourceforge.net/p/bless-ec/wiki/Home/
Fiona Partial suffix array SE Human, Drosophila, E. coli, C. elegans Bioinformatics Allpaths-LG, Coral, H-Shrec, ECHO, HiTEC, Quake https://github.com/seqan/seqan/tree/master/apps/fiona
Pollux Hash table SE/PE Human, E. coli, S. aureus, mixed genome data BMC Bioinformatics Quake, SGA, Bless, Musket, Racer https://github.com/emarinier/pollux
BFC Bloom filter and hash table SE/PE Human, C. elegans Bioinformatics Bless, Bloocoo, fermi2, Lighter, Musket, and SGA https://github.com/lh3/bfc
Lighter Bloom filter SE/PE Human, E. coli, C. elegans Genome Biology Quake, Musket, Bless, Soapec https://github.com/mourisl/Lighter
Musket Bloom filter and hash table SE/PE Human, E. coli, C. elegans Bioinformatics SGA, Quake http://musket.sourceforge.net/homepage.htm
Racer Hash table SE/PE Human, E. coli, C. elegans, Drosophila, other bacteria Bioinformatics Coral, HITEC, Quake, Reptile, SHREC http://www.csd.uwo.ca/~ilie/RACER/
Coral Hash table SE/PE Human, E. coli, S. aureus Bioinformatics COMPASS 3.0, HHalign 1.5.1.1 and PSI-BLAST https://www.cs.helsinki.fi/u/lmsalmel/coral/
RECKONER Hash table SE Human, S. cerevisiae, C. elegans, M. acuminata Bioinformatics Ace, BFC, Bless, Blue, Karect, Lighter, Musket, Pollux, Racer, Trowel https://github.com/refresh-bio/RECKONER
SGA FM-index SE/PE Human, C. elegans, E. coli Genome Research Velvet, ABySS, SOAPdenovo, Quake, HiTEC https://github.com/jts/sga