DOI: 10.18129/B9.bioc.BiocParallel    

This package is for version 3.7 of Bioconductor; for the stable, up-to-date release version, see BiocParallel.

Bioconductor facilities for parallel evaluation

Bioconductor version: 3.7

This package provides modified versions and novel implementation of functions for parallel evaluation, tailored to use with Bioconductor objects.

Author: Bioconductor Package Maintainer [cre], Martin Morgan [aut], Valerie Obenchain [aut], Michel Lang [aut], Ryan Thompson [aut], Nitesh Turaga [aut]

Maintainer: Bioconductor Package Maintainer <maintainer at>

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PDF R Script 1. Introduction to BiocParallel
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biocViews Infrastructure, Software
Version 1.14.2
In Bioconductor since BioC 2.13 (R-3.0) (5 years)
License GPL-2 | GPL-3
Depends methods
Imports stats, utils, futile.logger, parallel, snow
LinkingTo BH
Suggests BiocGenerics, tools, foreach, BatchJobs, BBmisc, doParallel, Rmpi, GenomicRanges, RNAseqData.HNRNPC.bam.chr14, TxDb.Hsapiens.UCSC.hg19.knownGene, VariantAnnotation, Rsamtools, GenomicAlignments, ShortRead, codetools, RUnit, BiocStyle, knitr, batchtools
SystemRequirements C++11
Depends On Me bacon, ClassifyR, clusterSeq, consensusSeekeR, CopywriteR, csaw, cydar, DelayedArray, DEXSeq, DMCHMM, doppelgangR, DropletUtils, GenomicFiles, hiReadsProcessor, INSPEcT, MBASED, metagene, MSnbase, Oscope, PCAN, pRoloc, rnaseqGene, Rqc, scran, sequencing, ShortRead, SigCheck, simpleSingleCell, STROMA4, SummarizedBenchmark, sva, xcms
Imports Me ALDEx2, amplican, ASICS, BioCor, BioNetStat, biotmle, CAGEfightR, CAGEr, cellbaseR, ChIPexoQual, ChIPQC, chromswitch, chromVAR, contiBAIT, coseq, cpvSNP, CRISPRseek, CrispRVariants, dcGSA, DEComplexDisease, derfinder, DESeq2, DEsingle, DiffBind, dmrseq, DOSE, DRIMSeq, easyRNASeq, EMDomics, erma, fgsea, FindMyFriends, flowcatchR, GDCRNATools, GenoGAM, GenomicAlignments, genotypeeval, gmapR, GSEABenchmarkeR, GUIDEseq, h5vc, HiCcompare, HTSeqGenie, HTSFilter, ideal, IHWpaper, IMAS, ImpulseDE2, InPAS, IntEREst, IONiseR, IPO, IVAS, JunctionSeq, LineagePulse, loci2path, LowMACA, MACPET, MCbiclust, metabomxtr, MethylAid, methylInheritance, methyvim, MIGSA, minfi, motifbreakR, Pbase, pbcmc, PowerExplorer, proFIA, QDNAseq, qpgraph, qsea, QuasR, recount, REMP, RJMCMCNucleosomes, Rsamtools, RUVcorr, scDD, scde, SCnorm, scone, scoreInvHap, singscore, SNPhood, soGGi, splatter, srnadiff, TarSeqQC, TFBSTools, TMixClust, trena, Trendy, TSRchitect, TVTB, TxRegInfra, VariantFiltering, VariantTools, zinbwave
Suggests Me chimera, curatedMetagenomicData, MethylAidData, netSmooth, omicsPrint, PureCN, RcisTarget, SeqArray, systemPipeR, TENxBrainData, TFutils, tofsims
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