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A matrix data storage object held in temporary files

Bioconductor version: Release (3.18)

A tabular style data object where most data is stored outside main memory. A buffer is used to speed up access to data.

Author: Ben Bolstad <bmb at bmbolstad.com>

Maintainer: Ben Bolstad <bmb at bmbolstad.com>

Citation (from within R, enter citation("BufferedMatrix")):


To install this package, start R (version "4.3") and enter:

if (!require("BiocManager", quietly = TRUE))


For older versions of R, please refer to the appropriate Bioconductor release.


To view documentation for the version of this package installed in your system, start R and enter:

BufferedMatrix: Introduction PDF R Script
Reference Manual PDF


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Version 1.66.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 2.0 (R-2.5) (17 years)
License LGPL (>= 2)
Depends R (>= 2.6.0), methods
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URL https://github.com/bmbolstad/BufferedMatrix
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Source Package BufferedMatrix_1.66.0.tar.gz
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