Methods for Affymetrix Oligonucleotide Arrays

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The package contains functions for exploratory oligonucleotide array analysis. The dependence on tkWidgets only concerns few convenience functions. 'affy' is fully functional without it.

Author: Rafael A. Irizarry <rafa at>, Laurent Gautier <lgautier at>, Benjamin Milo Bolstad <bmb at>, and Crispin Miller <cmiller at> with contributions from Magnus Astrand <Magnus.Astrand at>, Leslie M. Cope <cope at>, Robert Gentleman, Jeff Gentry, Conrad Halling <challing at>, Wolfgang Huber, James MacDonald <jmacdon at>, Benjamin I. P. Rubinstein, Christopher Workman <workman at>, John Zhang

Maintainer: Rafael A. Irizarry <rafa at>

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biocViews Microarray, OneChannel, Preprocessing, Software
Version 1.36.1
In Bioconductor since BioC 1.6 (R-2.1) or earlier
License LGPL (>= 2.0)
Depends R (>= 2.8.0), BiocGenerics(>= 0.1.12), Biobase(>= 2.5.5)
Imports BiocGenerics, Biobase, affyio(>= 1.13.3), BiocInstaller, graphics, grDevices, methods, preprocessCore, stats, utils, zlibbioc
Suggests tkWidgets(>= 1.19.0), affydata, widgetTools
System Requirements
Depends On Me affyContam, affycoretools, affydata, AffyExpress, affylmGUI, affyPara, affypdnn, affyPLM, affyQCReport, AffyRNADegradation, ALLMLL, altcdfenvs, AmpAffyExample, arrayMvout, ArrayTools, bgx, bronchialIL13, CLL, Cormotif, dualKS, ecoliLeucine, estrogen, ExiMiR, farms, frmaTools, gcrma, LMGene, logitT, maDB, MAQCsubset, MAQCsubsetAFX, maskBAD, MLP, mvoutData, panp, plw, PREDAsampledata, puma, pumadata, qpcrNorm, ReadqPCR, RefPlus, rHVDM, RPA, simpleaffy, SpikeIn, SpikeInSubset, sscore, Starr, webbioc, XhybCasneuf
Imports Me affyILM, affyQCReport, AffyTiling, ArrayExpress, arrayQualityMetrics, ArrayTools, ChIPXpress, Cormotif, farms, ffpe, frma, gcrma, GEOsubmission, Harshlight, HTqPCR, lumi, makecdfenv, MSnbase, plier, plw, puma, pvac, simpleaffy, tilingArray, TurboNorm, virtualArray, vsn, waveTiling
Suggests Me AnnotationForge, beadarray, beadarraySNP, BiocCaseStudies, Biostrings, BufferedMatrixMethods, categoryCompare, ecolitk, estrogen, ExpressionView, factDesign, ffpe, ffpeExampleData, GeneRegionScan, limma, made4, oneChannelGUI, PREDA, siggenes, TurboNorm

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