MatrixGenerics: S4 Generic Summary Statistic Functions that Operate on Matrix-Like Objects

S4 generic functions modeled after the 'matrixStats' API for alternative matrix implementations. Packages with alternative matrix implementation can depend on this package and implement the generic functions that are defined here for a useful set of row and column summary statistics. Other package developers can import this package and handle a different matrix implementations without worrying about incompatibilities.

Package details

AuthorConstantin Ahlmann-Eltze [aut] (<>), Peter Hickey [aut, cre] (<>), Hervé Pagès [aut]
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MaintainerPeter Hickey <>
Package repositoryView on Bioconductor
Installation Install the latest version of this package by entering the following in R:
if (!requireNamespace("BiocManager", quietly = TRUE))


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MatrixGenerics documentation built on Feb. 1, 2021, 2:01 a.m.