DOI: 10.18129/B9.bioc.waddR    

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Statistical Test for Detecting Differential Distributions Based on the Wasserstein Metric

Bioconductor version: Development (3.11)

Wasserstein distance based statistical test for detecting and describing differential distributions in one-dimensional data. Functions for wasserstein distance calculation, differential distribution testing, and a specialized test for differential expression in scRNA data are provided.

Author: Roman Schefzik [aut], Julian Flesch [cre]

Maintainer: Julian Flesch <julianflesch at gmail.com>

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biocViews DifferentialExpression, SingleCell, Software, StatisticalMethod
Version 1.1.1
In Bioconductor since BioC 3.10 (R-3.6) (< 6 months)
License MIT + file LICENSE
Depends R (>= 3.6.0)
Imports Rcpp (>= 1.0.1), eva (>= 0.2.5), arm (>= 1.10-1), BiocFileCache, BiocParallel, SingleCellExperiment, parallel, methods, stats
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Suggests knitr, devtools, testthat, roxygen2, rprojroot, rmarkdown, scater
URL https://github.com/goncalves-lab/waddR.git
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