DOI: 10.18129/B9.bioc.GenomicFiles  

This package is for version 3.16 of Bioconductor; for the stable, up-to-date release version, see GenomicFiles.

Distributed computing by file or by range

Bioconductor version: 3.16

This package provides infrastructure for parallel computations distributed 'by file' or 'by range'. User defined MAPPER and REDUCER functions provide added flexibility for data combination and manipulation.

Author: Bioconductor Package Maintainer [aut, cre], Valerie Obenchain [aut], Michael Love [aut], Lori Shepherd [aut], Martin Morgan [aut]

Maintainer: Bioconductor Package Maintainer <maintainer at>

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PDF R Script Introduction to GenomicFiles
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Text   NEWS
Video   Reading from a BAM file - Part 2


biocViews Coverage, DataImport, Genetics, Infrastructure, Sequencing, Software
Version 1.34.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 2.14 (R-3.1) (9 years)
License Artistic-2.0
Depends R (>= 3.1.0), methods, BiocGenerics(>= 0.11.2), MatrixGenerics, GenomicRanges(>= 1.31.16), SummarizedExperiment, BiocParallel(>= 1.1.0), Rsamtools(>= 1.17.29), rtracklayer(>= 1.25.3)
Imports GenomicAlignments(>= 1.7.7), IRanges, S4Vectors(>= 0.9.25), VariantAnnotation(>= 1.27.9), GenomeInfoDb
Suggests BiocStyle, RUnit, genefilter, deepSNV, snpStats, RNAseqData.HNRNPC.bam.chr14, Biostrings, Homo.sapiens
Depends On Me erma
Imports Me CAGEfightR, contiBAIT, derfinder, QuasR, Rqc, VCFArray
Suggests Me ldblock, MungeSumstats, TFutils
Links To Me
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