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

Statistical methods for the analysis of flow cytometry data

Bioconductor version: Development (3.20)

Methods and functionality to analyse flow data that is beyond the basic infrastructure provided by the flowCore package.

Author: Florian Hahne, Nishant Gopalakrishnan, Alireza Hadj Khodabakhshi, Chao-Jen Wong, Kyongryun Lee

Maintainer: Greg Finak <greg at ozette.com>, Mike Jiang <mike at ozette.com>

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if (!require("BiocManager", quietly = TRUE))

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biocViews CellBasedAssays, FlowCytometry, ImmunoOncology, Software
Version 4.17.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 2.4 (R-2.9) (15 years)
License Artistic-2.0
Depends R (>= 3.0.2)
Imports BiocGenerics, MASS, flowCore(>= 1.99.6), flowWorkspace, ncdfFlow(>= 2.19.5), flowViz, fda (>= 2.2.6), Biobase, methods, grDevices, graphics, stats, cluster, utils, KernSmooth, lattice, ks, RColorBrewer, rrcov, corpcor, mnormt, clue
System Requirements
URL http://www.github.com/RGLab/flowStats
Bug Reports http://www.github.com/RGLab/flowStats/issues
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Suggests xtable, testthat, openCyto, ggcyto, ggridges
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Enhances RBGL, graph
Depends On Me flowVS, highthroughputassays
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Suggests Me cydar, flowClust, flowCore, flowTime, flowViz, ggcyto, ncdfFlow, openCyto
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