DOI: 10.18129/B9.bioc.splatter    

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Simple Simulation of Single-cell RNA Sequencing Data

Bioconductor version: 3.8

Splatter is a package for the simulation of single-cell RNA sequencing count data. It provides a simple interface for creating complex simulations that are reproducible and well-documented. Parameters can be estimated from real data and functions are provided for comparing real and simulated datasets.

Author: Luke Zappia

Maintainer: Luke Zappia <luke.zappia at mcri.edu.au>

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biocViews GeneExpression, ImmunoOncology, RNASeq, Sequencing, SingleCell, Software, Transcriptomics
Version 1.6.1
In Bioconductor since BioC 3.5 (R-3.4) (2 years)
License GPL-3 + file LICENSE
Depends R (>= 3.4), SingleCellExperiment
Imports akima, BiocGenerics, BiocParallel, checkmate, edgeR, fitdistrplus, ggplot2, locfit, matrixStats, methods, scales, scater(>= 1.7.4), stats, SummarizedExperiment, utils, crayon
Suggests BiocStyle, covr, cowplot, knitr, limSolve, lme4, progress, pscl, testthat, rmarkdown, S4Vectors, scDD, scran, mfa, phenopath, BASiCS, zinbwave, SparseDC, BiocManager
URL https://github.com/Oshlack/splatter
BugReports https://github.com/Oshlack/splatter/issues
Depends On Me
Imports Me
Suggests Me slingshot, SummarizedBenchmark
Links To Me
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