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FARMS - Factor Analysis for Robust Microarray Summarization

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The package provides the summarization algorithm called Factor Analysis for Robust Microarray Summarization (FARMS) and a novel unsupervised feature selection criterion called "I/NI-calls"

Author: Djork-Arne Clevert <okko at clevert.de>

Maintainer: Djork-Arne Clevert <okko at clevert.de>

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


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

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


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biocViews GeneExpression, Microarray, Preprocessing, QualityControl, Software
Version 1.54.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 2.7 (R-2.12) (13.5 years)
License LGPL (>= 2.1)
Depends R (>= 2.8), affy(>= 1.20.0), MASS, methods
Imports affy, MASS, Biobase(>= 1.13.41), methods, graphics
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URL http://www.bioinf.jku.at/software/farms/farms.html
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Windows Binary farms_1.54.0.zip
macOS Binary (x86_64) farms_1.54.0.tgz
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