DOI: 10.18129/B9.bioc.covEB    

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

Empirical Bayes estimate of block diagonal covariance matrices

Bioconductor version: Development (3.9)

Using bayesian methods to estimate correlation matrices assuming that they can be written and estimated as block diagonal matrices. These block diagonal matrices are determined using shrinkage parameters that values below this parameter to zero.

Author: C. Pacini

Maintainer: C. Pacini <clarepacini at>

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To install this package, start R (version "3.6") and enter:

if (!requireNamespace("BiocManager", quietly = TRUE))
BiocManager::install("covEB", version = "3.9")

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biocViews Bayesian, GeneExpression, ImmunoOncology, Microarray, Preprocessing, RNASeq, Software, StatisticalMethod
Version 1.9.1
In Bioconductor since BioC 3.4 (R-3.3) (2.5 years)
License GPL-3
Depends R (>= 3.3), mvtnorm, igraph, gsl, Biobase, stats, LaplacesDemon, Matrix
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