DOI: 10.18129/B9.bioc.IrisSpatialFeatures    

This package is for version 3.7 of Bioconductor; for the stable, up-to-date release version, see IrisSpatialFeatures.

A package to extract spatial features based on multiplex IF images

Bioconductor version: 3.7

IrisSpatialFeatures reads the output of the PerkinElmer inForm software and calculates a variety of spatial statistics. In addition to simple counts, it can derive average nearest neighbors for each cell-type and interaction summary profiles for each celltype. These statistics are derived across images, both overall and regions of interest as defined by user defined masks.

Author: Daniel Gusenleitner, Jason L. Weirather

Maintainer: Daniel Gusenleitner <Daniel_Gusenleitner at>

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biocViews FeatureExtraction, SingleCell, Software
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