spgs: Statistical Patterns in Genomic Sequences
Version 1.0-1

A collection of statistical hypothesis tests and other techniques for identifying certain spatial relationships/phenomena in DNA sequences. In particular, it provides tests and graphical methods for determining whether or not DNA sequences comply with Chargaff's second parity rule or exhibit purine-pyrimidine parity. In addition, there are functions for efficiently simulating discrete state space Markov chains and testing arbitrary symbolic sequences of symbols for the presence of first-order Markovianness. Also, it has functions for counting words/k-mers (and cylinder patterns) in arbitrary symbolic sequences. Functions which take a DNA sequence as input can handle sequences stored as SeqFastadna objects from the 'seqinr' package.

Package details

AuthorAndrew Hart [aut, cre], Servet Martnez [aut], Universidad de Chile [cph], INRIA-Chile [cph]
Date of publication2017-07-21 08:59:02 UTC
MaintainerAndrew Hart <[email protected]>
LicenseGPL (>= 2)
Version1.0-1
Package repositoryView on CRAN
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spgs documentation built on July 21, 2017, 9:02 a.m.