DOI: 10.18129/B9.bioc.Cardinal    

This package is for version 3.8 of Bioconductor; for the stable, up-to-date release version, see Cardinal.

A mass spectrometry imaging toolbox for statistical analysis

Bioconductor version: 3.8

Implements statistical & computational tools for analyzing mass spectrometry imaging datasets, including methods for efficient pre-processing, spatial segmentation, and classification.

Author: Kylie A. Bemis <k.bemis at>

Maintainer: Kylie A. Bemis <k.bemis at>

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PDF R Script Cardinal 2.0: User's Guide
PDF R Script Cardinal design and development
PDF R Script Cardinal: Analytic tools for mass spectrometry imaging
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biocViews Classification, Clustering, ImagingMassSpectrometry, ImmunoOncology, Infrastructure, Lipidomics, MassSpectrometry, Normalization, Proteomics, Software
Version 2.0.4
In Bioconductor since BioC 3.1 (R-3.2) (4 years)
License Artistic-2.0
Depends BiocGenerics, BiocParallel, EBImage, graphics, methods, S4Vectors, stats, ProtGenerics
Imports Biobase, dplyr, grid, irlba, lattice, magrittr, matter, signal, sp, stats4, utils
Suggests BiocStyle, testthat
Depends On Me CardinalWorkflows
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