DOI: 10.18129/B9.bioc.farms    

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

FARMS - Factor Analysis for Robust Microarray Summarization

Bioconductor version: Development (3.9)

The package provides the summarization algorithm called Factor Analysis for Robust Microarray Summarization (FARMS) and a novel unsupervised feature selection criterion called "I/NI-calls"

Author: Djork-Arne Clevert <okko at>

Maintainer: Djork-Arne Clevert <okko at>

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


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

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

For older versions of R, please refer to the appropriate Bioconductor release.


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biocViews GeneExpression, Microarray, Preprocessing, QualityControl, Software
Version 1.35.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 2.7 (R-2.12) (8.5 years)
License LGPL (>= 2.1)
Depends R (>= 2.8), affy(>= 1.20.0), MASS, methods
Imports affy, MASS, Biobase(>= 1.13.41), methods, graphics
Suggests affydata, Biobase, utils
Depends On Me
Imports Me
Suggests Me DEqMS
Links To Me
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