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MetaPhyl specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_02189
Name MetaPhyl
Software type Package/Module
Interface Command line interface
Restrictions to use None
Operating system Unix/Linux, Mac OS
Programming languages C++
Computer skills Advanced
Stability Stable
Maintained Yes


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PMCID: 4376673
PMID: 25815895
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1004186

[…] methods for metagenomic data [,,]., we compared the performance of phylorelief coupled with the rf classifier to lefse [], an algorithm that uses statistical tests for biomarker discovery, to metaphyl, a recent phylogeny-based method for the classification of microbial communities [] and to random forest, used both as classifier and feature selection method. the performances were assessed […]

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MetaPhyl institution(s)
Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of California, Riverside, CA, USA; Department of Plant Pathology and Microbiology, University of California, Riverside, CA, USA; School of Information Science and Technology, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
MetaPhyl funding source(s)
National Science Foundation (grant DBI-1262107) (in part) and a UCR Seed grant

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