tpq/propr: Calculating Proportionality Between Vectors of Compositional Data

The bioinformatic evaluation of gene co-expression often begins with correlation-based analyses. However, correlation lacks validity when applied to relative data, including count data generated by next-generation sequencing. This package implements several metrics for proportionality, including phi [Lovell et al (2015) <DOI:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1004075>] and rho [Erb and Notredame (2016) <DOI:10.1007/s12064-015-0220-8>]. This package also implements several metrics for differential proportionality. Unlike correlation, these measures give the same result for both relative and absolute data.

Getting started

Package details

Maintainer
LicenseGPL-2
Version4.2.8
URL http://github.com/tpq/propr
Package repositoryView on GitHub
Installation Install the latest version of this package by entering the following in R:
install.packages("remotes")
remotes::install_github("tpq/propr")
tpq/propr documentation built on April 25, 2020, 4:11 p.m.