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Estimation of the false discovery rate.

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LBE is an efficient procedure for estimating the proportion of true null hypotheses, the false discovery rate (and so the q-values) in the framework of estimating procedures based on the marginal distribution of the p-values without assumption for the alternative hypothesis.

Author: Cyril Dalmasso

Maintainer: Cyril Dalmasso <dalmasso at vjf.inserm.fr>

Citation (from within R, enter citation("LBE")):


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if (!require("BiocManager", quietly = TRUE))


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LBE Vignette PDF R Script
Reference Manual PDF


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Version 1.70.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 2.0 (R-2.5) (17 years)
License GPL-2
Depends stats
Imports graphics, grDevices, methods, stats, utils
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Source Package LBE_1.70.0.tar.gz
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