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Table 3 Definitions of Precision, Recall and associated terms

From: Combining multiple functional annotation tools increases coverage of metabolic annotation

Term Formula Definition
True Positive TP EC numbers predicted by tools and found in EcoCyc.
False Positive FP EC numbers predicted by tools and not found in EcoCyc.
False Negative FN EC numbers in EcoCyc but not predicted by tools.
Precision TP/(TP + FP) Fraction of predicted EC numbers that are in EcoCyc.
Recall TP/(TP + FN) Fraction of EC numbers in EcoCyc correctly predicted by tools.