New Random Forest machine learning bassed 16S classifier looks to improve upon RDP accuracy

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I haven’t had chance to check it out yet, but looking at the numbers I definitely will give it a run. Unfortunately I didn’t see a comparison against other classifying methods, but looks interesting. Although people need to be more imaginative with their software names though!

16S Classifier: A Tool for Fast and Accurate Taxonomic Classification of 16S rRNA Hypervariable Regions in Metagenomic Datasets

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