DOI: 10.18129/B9.bioc.SpatialFeatureExperiment  

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

Integrating SpatialExperiment with Simple Features in sf

Bioconductor version: 3.16

A new S4 class integrating Simple Features with the R package sf to bring geospatial data analysis methods based on vector data to spatial transcriptomics. Also implements management of spatial neighborhood graphs and geometric operations. This pakage builds upon SpatialExperiment and SingleCellExperiment, hence methods for these parent classes can still be used.

Author: Lambda Moses [aut, cre] , Lior Pachter [aut, ths]

Maintainer: Lambda Moses <dlu2 at>

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biocViews DataRepresentation, Software, Spatial, Transcriptomics
Version 1.0.3
In Bioconductor since BioC 3.16 (R-4.2) (< 6 months)
License Artistic-2.0
Depends R (>= 4.2.0)
Imports BiocGenerics, BiocParallel, methods, rjson, S4Vectors, sf, SingleCellExperiment, SpatialExperiment, spdep (>= 1.1-7), SummarizedExperiment, stats, utils
Suggests BiocStyle, DropletUtils, knitr, Matrix, rmarkdown, SFEData, testthat (>= 3.0.0)
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