cn.farms - Factor Analysis for copy number estimation

Bioconductor version: 2.9

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>

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biocViews Microarray, Bioinformatics, CopyNumberVariants
Depends R (>= 2.11), Biobase, methods, ff, oligoClasses, snowfall
Imports DBI, affxparser, oligo, DNAcopy, preprocessCore, lattice
Suggests pd.mapping250k.sty, pd.mapping250k.nsp, pd.genomewidesnp.5, pd.genomewidesnp.6
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License LGPL (>= 2.0)
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Version 1.3.6
Since Bioconductor 2.8 (R-2.13)

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