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Meta-Analyses on P-Values of Differential Analyses

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Implements a variety of methods for combining p-values in differential analyses of genome-scale datasets. Functions can combine p-values across different tests in the same analysis (e.g., genomic windows in ChIP-seq, exons in RNA-seq) or for corresponding tests across separate analyses (e.g., replicated comparisons, effect of different treatment conditions). Support is provided for handling log-transformed input p-values, missing values and weighting where appropriate.

Author: Aaron Lun [aut, cre]

Maintainer: Aaron Lun <infinite.monkeys.with.keyboards at gmail.com>

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biocViews DifferentialPeakCalling, MultipleComparison, Software
Version 1.11.1
In Bioconductor since BioC 3.13 (R-4.1) (3 years)
License GPL-3
Imports Rcpp
System Requirements C++11
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