DOI: 10.18129/B9.bioc.derfinderHelper  

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

derfinder helper package

Bioconductor version: 3.17

Helper package for speeding up the derfinder package when using multiple cores. This package is particularly useful when using BiocParallel and it helps reduce the time spent loading the full derfinder package when running the F-statistics calculation in parallel.

Author: Leonardo Collado-Torres [aut, cre] , Andrew E. Jaffe [aut] , Jeffrey T. Leek [aut, ths]

Maintainer: Leonardo Collado-Torres <lcolladotor at>

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biocViews DifferentialExpression, ImmunoOncology, RNASeq, Sequencing, Software
Version 1.34.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 3.0 (R-3.1) (9 years)
License Artistic-2.0
Depends R (>= 3.2.2)
Imports IRanges(>= 1.99.27), Matrix, methods, S4Vectors(>= 0.2.2)
Suggests sessioninfo, knitr (>= 1.6), BiocStyle(>= 2.5.19), RefManageR, rmarkdown (>= 0.3.3), testthat, covr
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