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CAMI II: identifying best practices and issues for metagenomics software

By providing challenges to the metagenomics community based on complex and realistic metagenome benchmark datasets, CAMI — the community-driven initiative for the Critical Assessment of Metagenome Interpretation — has created a comprehensive assessment of the performance of metagenomics software for common analyses. As part of its second contest, CAMI II, it evaluates ~5,000 submissions from 76 software programs and their different versions.

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Fig. 1: CAMI II results for two of five assessed method categories and method runtimes.


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This is a summary of: Meyer, F. et al. Critical Assessment of Metagenome Interpretation: the second round of challenges. Nat. Methods (2022).

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CAMI II: identifying best practices and issues for metagenomics software. Nat Methods 19, 412–413 (2022).

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