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Table 1 Stability regions for methods with bounded relative variance and optimal stability

From: Simulation methods with extended stability for stiff biochemical Kinetics

Bound (ϵ) Stages (s) Stability (ls, ϵ) Factor vs. τ-leap Norm. factor τ-leap
0.10 3 3.94566 19.73 6.58
  5 10.1813 50.9 10.18
0.25 3 5.89563 14.74 4.91
  5 11.0001 27.5 5.5
0.50 3 8.12004 12.18 4.06
  5 15.5997 23.4 4.68
  1. Factor vs. τ-leap corresponds to the relative increase in the step size with respect to the Poisson τ-leap with the same bound in the variance (ls, ϵ/lτ-leap). Normalised factor vs. τ-leap takes into account the multiple stages of the method (ls, ϵ/(s·lτ-leap)).