DOI: 10.18129/B9.bioc.rhdf5client  

This package is for version 3.17 of Bioconductor; for the stable, up-to-date release version, see rhdf5client.

Access HDF5 content from HDF Scalable Data Service

Bioconductor version: 3.17

This package provides functionality for reading data from HDF Scalable Data Service from within R. The HSDSArray function bridges from HSDS to the user via the DelayedArray interface. Bioconductor manages an open HSDS instance graciously provided by John Readey of the HDF Group.

Author: Samuela Pollack [aut], Shweta Gopaulakrishnan [aut], BJ Stubbs [aut], Alexey Sergushichev [aut], Vincent Carey [cre, aut]

Maintainer: Vincent Carey <stvjc at channing.harvard.edu>

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biocViews DataImport, Infrastructure, Software
Version 1.22.3
In Bioconductor since BioC 3.6 (R-3.4) (6 years)
License Artistic-2.0
Depends R (>= 3.6), methods, DelayedArray
Imports httr, rjson, utils, data.table
Suggests knitr, testthat, BiocStyle, DT, rmarkdown
Depends On Me
Imports Me restfulSE
Suggests Me BiocOncoTK, HumanTranscriptomeCompendium, restfulSEData
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