Microarray Spot Segmentation and Gridding for Blocks of Microarray Spots

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Spot segmentation via model-based clustering and gridding for blocks within microarray slides, as described in Li et al, Robust Model-Based Segmentation of Microarray Images, Technical Report no. 473, Department of Statistics, University of Washington.

Author: Qunhua Li, Chris Fraley, Adrian Raftery Department of Statistics, University of Washington

Maintainer: Chris Fraley <fraley at>

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Version 1.38.0
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