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Estimation of the false discovery rate.

Bioconductor version: Development (3.20)

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>

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Version 1.73.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 2.0 (R-2.5) (17 years)
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