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Table 3 Input data

From: A highly parallel strategy for storage of digital information in living cells

Input data Explanation Rationale
Cat.jpg Color photo in jpeg format, scaled down to 300 × 200 pixels Example of real world data
Flat file A text file containing a string of 10,340 zeros Demonstrate performance when given extremely repetitive data
Random data 10 kb of random data obtained from /dev/urandom on a Linux computer Demonstrate performance when given data without any statistical bias
Centromere Part of centromeric sequence from human chromosome I, retrieved from:$=seqview&format=text&from=11000&to=22000
Real-world example of repetitive information
Cat-big.jpg Higher resolution (1125 × 750 pixels) version of Cat.jpg Example of larger (100 kB) input file