DOI: 10.18129/B9.bioc.GeneSelector    

This is the development version of GeneSelector; for the stable release version, see GeneSelector.

Stability and Aggregation of ranked gene lists

Bioconductor version: Development (3.7)

The term 'GeneSelector' refers to a filter selecting those genes which are consistently identified as differentially expressed using various statistical procedures. 'Selected' genes are those present at the top of the list in various ranking methods (currently 14). In addition, the stability of the findings can be taken into account in the final ranking by examining perturbed versions of the original data set, e.g. by leaving samples, swapping class labels, generating bootstrap replicates or adding noise. Given multiple ranked lists, one can use aggregation methods in order to find a synthesis.

Author: Martin Slawski <ms at>, Anne-Laure Boulesteix <boulesteix at>.

Maintainer: Martin Slawski <ms at>

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


To install this package, start R and enter:

## try http:// if https:// URLs are not supported


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



PDF R Script GeneSelector.pdf
PDF   Reference Manual


biocViews DifferentialExpression, Software, StatisticalMethod
Version 2.29.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 2.2 (R-2.7) (10 years)
License GPL (>= 2)
Depends R (>= 2.5.1), methods, stats, Biobase
Imports multtest, siggenes, samr, limma
Suggests multtest, siggenes, samr, limma
Depends On Me
Imports Me
Suggests Me
Build Report  

Package Archives

Follow Installation instructions to use this package in your R session.

Source Package GeneSelector_2.29.0.tar.gz
Windows Binary (32- & 64-bit)
Mac OS X 10.11 (El Capitan) GeneSelector_2.29.0.tgz
Source Repository git clone
Package Short Url
Package Downloads Report Download Stats

Documentation »


R / CRAN packages and documentation

Support »

Please read the posting guide. Post questions about Bioconductor to one of the following locations: