gene_importances: Calculate the importance of a feature

Description Usage Arguments Value Examples

View source: R/gene_importances.R

Description

Calculates the feature importance of each column in x in trying to predict the time ordering.

Usage

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gene_importances(x, time, num_permutations = 0, ntree = 10000,
  ntree_perm = ntree/10, mtry = ncol(x) * 0.01, num_threads = 1, ...)

Arguments

x

A numeric matrix or a data frame with M rows (one per sample) and P columns (one per feature).

time

A numeric vector containing the inferred time points of each sample along a trajectory as returned by infer_trajectory.

num_permutations

The number of permutations to test against for calculating the p-values (default: 0).

ntree

The number of trees to grow (default: 10000).

ntree_perm

The number of trees to grow for each of the permutations (default: ntree / 10).

mtry

The number of variables randomly samples at each split (default: 1% of features).

num_threads

Number of threads. Default is 1.

...

Extra parameters passed to ranger.

Value

a data frame containing the importance of each feature for the given time line

Examples

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dataset <- generate_dataset(num_genes=500, num_samples=300, num_groups=4)
expression <- dataset$expression
group_name <- dataset$sample_info$group_name
space <- reduce_dimensionality(expression, ndim=2)
traj <- infer_trajectory(space)
# set ntree to at least 1000!
gene_importances(expression, traj$time, num_permutations = 0, ntree = 1000)

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