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

Utilities to train and validate classifiers based on pair switching using the K-Top-Scoring-Pair (KTSP) algorithm

Bioconductor version: Development (3.20)

The package offer different classifiers based on comparisons of pair of features (TSP), using various decision rules (e.g., majority wins principle).

Author: Bahman Afsari <bahman at jhu.edu>, Luigi Marchionni <marchion at jhu.edu>, Wikum Dinalankara <wdinala1 at jhmi.edu>

Maintainer: Bahman Afsari <bahman at jhu.edu>, Luigi Marchionni <marchion at jhu.edu>, Wikum Dinalankara <wdinala1 at jhmi.edu>

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Version 1.41.0
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