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Information Accretion-based Function Predictor Evaluation

Bioconductor version: Development (3.19)

This package implements methods to calculate information accretion for a given version of the gene ontology and uses this data to calculate remaining uncertainty, misinformation, and semantic similarity for given sets of predicted annotations and true annotations from a protein function predictor.

Author: Ian Gonzalez and Wyatt Clark

Maintainer: Ian Gonzalez <gonzalez.isv at>

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biocViews Annotation, Classification, GO, Software
Version 1.37.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 3.0 (R-3.1) (9.5 years)
License GPL (>= 2)
Depends R (>= 3.1), AnnotationDbi, GO.db, annotate
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