DOI: 10.18129/B9.bioc.CNVMetrics  

This package is for version 3.17 of Bioconductor; for the stable, up-to-date release version, see CNVMetrics.

Copy Number Variant Metrics

Bioconductor version: 3.17

The CNVMetrics package calculates similarity metrics to facilitate copy number variant comparison among samples and/or methods. Similarity metrics can be employed to compare CNV profiles of genetically unrelated samples as well as those with a common genetic background. Some metrics are based on the shared amplified/deleted regions while other metrics rely on the level of amplification/deletion. The data type used as input is a plain text file containing the genomic position of the copy number variations, as well as the status and/or the log2 ratio values. Finally, a visualization tool is provided to explore resulting metrics.

Author: Astrid DeschĂȘnes [aut, cre] , Pascal Belleau [aut] , David A. Tuveson [aut], Alexander Krasnitz [aut]

Maintainer: Astrid DeschĂȘnes <adeschen at>

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Version 1.4.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 3.15 (R-4.2) (1.5 years)
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