DOI: 10.18129/B9.bioc.OUTRIDER    

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


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Identification of aberrent gene expression in RNA-seq data. Read count expectations are modeled by an autoencoder to control for confounders in the data. Given these expectations, the RNA-seq read counts are assumed to follow a negative binomial distribution with a gene-specific dispersion. Outliers are then identified as read counts that significantly deviate from this distribution. Further OUTRIDER provides useful plotting function to analyze and visualize the results.

Author: Felix Brechtmann [aut, cre], Christian Mertes [aut, cre], Ange Matuseviciute [aut, cre], Vicente Yepez [aut], Julien Gagneur [aut]

Maintainer: Christian Mertes <mertes at in.tum.de>

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biocViews Alignment, GeneExpression, Genetics, RNASeq, Sequencing, Software, Transcriptomics
Version 1.1.0
License MIT + file LICENSE
Depends R (>= 3.4), BiocParallel, GenomicFeatures, SummarizedExperiment, data.table, methods
Imports BBmisc, Biobase, BiocGenerics, compiler, DESeq2(>= 1.16.1), GenomicRanges, ggplot2, ggpubr, gplots, graphics, IRanges, matrixStats, plotly, plyr, pcaMethods, PRROC, RColorBrewer, Rcpp, reticulate, S4Vectors, scales, splines, stats, utils
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Suggests testthat, knitr, rmarkdown, BiocStyle, TxDb.Hsapiens.UCSC.hg19.knownGene, org.Hs.eg.db, RMySQL, AnnotationDbi, beeswarm, covr
URL https://github.com/gagneurlab/OUTRIDER
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