Single-channel array normalization (SCAN)

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SCAN is a microarray normalization method to facilitate personalized-medicine workflows. Rather than processing microarray samples as groups, which can introduce biases and present logistical challenges, SCAN normalizes each sample individually by modeling and removing probe- and array-specific background noise using only data from within each array. (The Universal Probability of expression Codes (UPC) method is an extension of SCAN and will be added to this package soon.)

Author: Stephen R. Piccolo and W. Evan Johnson

Maintainer: Stephen R. Piccolo <stephen.piccolo at>

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biocViews Microarray, Preprocessing, Software
Version 1.0.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 2.11 (R-2.15)
License MIT
Depends R (>= 2.14.0), Biobase(>= 2.6.0), oligo, Biostrings
Imports utils, methods
Suggests pd.hg.u95a
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