cn.FARMS - factor analysis for copy number estimation

Bioconductor version: Development (3.0)

This package implements the cn.FARMS algorithm for copy number variation (CNV) analysis. cn.FARMS allows to analyze the most common Affymetrix (250K-SNP6.0) array types, supports high-performance computing using snow and ff.

Author: Andreas Mitterecker, Djork-Arne Clevert

Maintainer: Andreas Mitterecker <mitterecker at>

To install this package, start R and enter:


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


PDF R Script cn.farms: Manual for the R package
PDF   Reference Manual


biocViews CopyNumberVariation, Microarray, Software
Version 1.13.2
In Bioconductor since BioC 2.8 (R-2.13)
License LGPL (>= 2.0)
Depends R (>= 3.0), Biobase, methods, ff, oligoClasses, snow
Imports DBI, affxparser, oligo, DNAcopy, preprocessCore, lattice
Suggests pd.mapping250k.sty, pd.mapping250k.nsp, pd.genomewidesnp.5, pd.genomewidesnp.6
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