The R package 'ashr' implements an Empirical Bayes approach for large-scale hypothesis testing and false discovery rate (FDR) estimation based on the methods proposed in M. Stephens, 2016, "False discovery rates: a new deal", <DOI:10.1093/biostatistics/kxw041>. These methods can be applied whenever two sets of summary statistics---estimated effects and standard errors---are available, just as 'qvalue' can be applied to previously computed p-values. Two main interfaces are provided: ash(), which is more user-friendly; and ash.workhorse(), which has more options and is geared toward advanced users. The ash() and ash.workhorse() also provides a flexible modeling interface that can accommodate a variety of likelihoods (e.g., normal, Poisson) and mixture priors (e.g., uniform, normal).
|Maintainer||Peter Carbonetto <[email protected]>|
|Package repository||View on GitHub|
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