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

experimental inferface from R to scvi-tools

Bioconductor version: Development (3.19)

This package defines interfaces from R to scvi-tools. A vignette works through the totalVI tutorial for analyzing CITE-seq data. Another vignette compares outputs of Chapter 12 of the OSCA book with analogous outputs based on totalVI quantifications. Future work will address other components of scvi-tools, with a focus on building understanding of probabilistic methods based on variational autoencoders.

Author: Vincent Carey [aut, cre]

Maintainer: Vincent Carey <stvjc at>

Citation (from within R, enter citation("scviR")):


To install this package, start R (version "4.4") and enter:

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

# The following initializes usage of Bioc devel


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biocViews DataImport, Infrastructure, SingleCell, Software
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Depends R (>= 4.3), basilisk, shiny, SingleCellExperiment
Imports reticulate, BiocFileCache, utils, pheatmap, SummarizedExperiment, S4Vectors, limma, scater, stats, MatrixGenerics
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