globaltest: Testing Groups of Covariates/Features for Association with a Response Variable, with Applications to Gene Set Testing

The global test tests groups of covariates (or features) for association with a response variable. This package implements the test with diagnostic plots and multiple testing utilities, along with several functions to facilitate the use of this test for gene set testing of GO and KEGG terms.

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AuthorJelle Goeman and Jan Oosting, with contributions by Livio Finos, Aldo Solari, Dominic Edelmann
Bioconductor views Bioinformatics DifferentialExpression GO Microarray OneChannel Pathways
MaintainerJelle Goeman <>
LicenseGPL (>= 2)
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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globaltest documentation built on Nov. 8, 2020, 8:18 p.m.