DOI: 10.18129/B9.bioc.splatter    

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Simple Simulation of Single-cell RNA Sequencing Data

Bioconductor version: 3.14

Splatter is a package for the simulation of single-cell RNA sequencing count data. It provides a simple interface for creating complex simulations that are reproducible and well-documented. Parameters can be estimated from real data and functions are provided for comparing real and simulated datasets.

Author: Luke Zappia [aut, cre] , Belinda Phipson [aut] , Christina Azodi [ctb] , Alicia Oshlack [aut]

Maintainer: Luke Zappia <luke at lazappi.id.au>

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HTML R Script An introduction to the Splatter package
HTML R Script Splat simulation parameters
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biocViews GeneExpression, ImmunoOncology, RNASeq, Sequencing, SingleCell, Software, Transcriptomics
Version 1.18.2
In Bioconductor since BioC 3.5 (R-3.4) (5 years)
License GPL-3 + file LICENSE
Depends R (>= 4.0), SingleCellExperiment
Imports BiocGenerics, BiocParallel, checkmate (>= 2.0.0), edgeR, fitdistrplus, ggplot2, locfit, matrixStats, methods, scales, scater(>= 1.15.16), stats, SummarizedExperiment, utils, crayon, S4Vectors, grDevices
Suggests BiocStyle, covr, cowplot, magick, knitr, limSolve, lme4, progress, pscl, testthat, preprocessCore, rmarkdown, scDD, scran, mfa, phenopath, BASiCS(>= 1.7.10), zinbwave, SparseDC, BiocManager, spelling, igraph, scuttle, BiocSingular, VariantAnnotation, Biostrings, GenomeInfoDb, GenomicRanges, IRanges
URL https://github.com/Oshlack/splatter
BugReports https://github.com/Oshlack/splatter/issues
Depends On Me
Imports Me bcTSNE, digitalDLSorteR, SCRIP
Suggests Me NewWave, scone, scPCA, SummarizedBenchmark
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