DOI: 10.18129/B9.bioc.flowQB    

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Automated Quadratic Characterization of Flow Cytometer Instrument Sensitivity: Q, B and CV instrinsic calculations

Bioconductor version: 3.9

flowQB is a fully automated R Bioconductor package to calculate automatically the detector efficiency (Q), optical background (B) and intrinsic CV of the beads.

Author: Josef Spidlen, Faysal El Khettabi, Wayne Moore, David Parks, Ryan Brinkman

Maintainer: Josef Spidlen <jspidlen at gmail.com>

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biocViews FlowCytometry, ImmunoOncology, MultiChannel, OneChannel, PeakDetection, QualityControl, Regression, Software
Version 2.11.1
In Bioconductor since BioC 2.11 (R-2.15) (7 years)
License Artistic-2.0
Imports methods, flowCore(>= 1.32.0), stats, extremevalues
Suggests flowQBData, FlowRepositoryR, xlsx, RUnit, BiocGenerics
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