Table 2 

Performance of the CNVfinder algorithm using validated data after wave correction 

Calls 



Status 
Number of regions 
A 
B 
C 
D 
E 


Unvalidated 
25 
4 
3 
4 
3 
2 
Validated 
112 
71 
70 
75 
57 
36 
Total 
137 
75 
73 
79 
60 
38 
False discovery rate 
5 
4 
5 
5 
5 

Sensitivity (confidence interval) 
63 (54, 72) 
62 (53, 72) 
67 (57, 76) 
51 (41, 61) 
32 (24, 42) 

Specificity (confidence interval) 
84 (66, 95) 
88 (71, 97) 
84 (66, 95) 
88 (71, 97) 
92 (77, 99) 



The number of regions called in five replicate experiments (A to E, ranked by standard deviation) using CNVfinder after wave correction. The false discovery rate, sensitivity and specificity are quoted as percentages and the confidence intervals quoted are the 95% intervals. 

Marioni et al. Genome Biology 2007 8:R228 doi:10.1186/gb2007810r228 