DOI: 10.18129/B9.bioc.biocViews    

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

Categorized views of R package repositories

Bioconductor version: Development (3.8)

Infrastructure to support Bioconductor 'views' used to classify software packages. 'biocViews' are directed acyclic graphs of terms from a controlled vocabulary. There are three major classifications, corresponding to 'software', 'annotation', and 'experiment data' packages.

Author: VJ Carey <stvjc at>, BJ Harshfield <rebjh at>, S Falcon <sfalcon at> , Sonali Arora

Maintainer: Bioconductor Package Maintainer <maintainer at>

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


To install this package, start R and enter:

if (!requireNamespace("BiocManager", quietly=TRUE))
BiocManager::install("biocViews", version = "devel")


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PDF R Script biocViews-HOWTO
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biocViews Infrastructure, Software
Version 1.49.5
In Bioconductor since BioC 1.8 (R-2.3) (12.5 years)
License Artistic-2.0
Depends R (>= 2.4.0)
Imports Biobase, graph(>= 1.9.26), methods, RBGL(>= 1.13.5), tools, utils, XML, RCurl, RUnit
Suggests BiocGenerics, knitr
Depends On Me Risa
Imports Me AnnotationHubData, BiocCheck, monocle, RforProteomics, sigFeature
Suggests Me
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