To install this package, start R and enter:


In most cases, you don't need to download the package archive at all.


cn.farms - factor analysis for copy number estimation

Bioconductor version: 2.14

This package implements the cn.FARMS algorithm for copy number variation (CNV) analysis. cn.FARMS allows to analyze the most common Affymetrix (250K-SNP6.0) array types, supports high-performance computing using snow and ff.

Author: Andreas Mitterecker, Djork-Arne Clevert

Maintainer: Andreas Mitterecker <mitterecker at>

Citation (from within R, enter citation("cn.farms")):


To install this package, start R and enter:



To view documentation for the version of this package installed in your system, start R and enter:



PDF R Script cn.farms: Manual for the R package
PDF   Reference Manual


biocViews CopyNumberVariation, Microarray, Software
Version 1.12.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 2.8 (R-2.13)
License LGPL (>= 2.0)
Depends R (>= 2.11), Biobase, methods, ff, oligoClasses, snow
Imports BiocGenerics, DBI, affxparser, oligo, DNAcopy, preprocessCore, lattice
Suggests pd.mapping250k.sty, pd.mapping250k.nsp, pd.genomewidesnp.5, pd.genomewidesnp.6
System Requirements
Depends On Me
Imports Me
Suggests Me

Package Archives

Follow Installation instructions to use this package in your R session.

Package Source cn.farms_1.12.0.tar.gz
Windows Binary (32- & 64-bit)
Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard) cn.farms_1.12.0.tgz
Mac OS X 10.9 (Mavericks) cn.farms_1.12.0.tgz
Browse/checkout source (username/password: readonly)
Package Downloads Report Download Stats

Mailing Lists »

Post questions about Bioconductor packages to our mailing lists. Read the posting guide before posting!

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center