Estimation of the false discovery rate.

Bioconductor version: Development (3.0)

LBE is an efficient procedure for estimating the proportion of true null hypotheses, the false discovery rate (and so the q-values) in the framework of estimating procedures based on the marginal distribution of the p-values without assumption for the alternative hypothesis.

Author: Cyril Dalmasso

Maintainer: Cyril Dalmasso <dalmasso at>

To install this package, start R and enter:


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


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biocViews MultipleComparison, Software
Version 1.33.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 2.0 (R-2.5)
License GPL-2
Depends stats
Imports graphics, grDevices, methods, stats, utils
Suggests qvalue
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