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Compiling Bioconductor to Handle Each Matrix Type

Bioconductor version: Release (3.19)

Provides a consistent C++ class interface for reading from a variety of commonly used matrix types. Ordinary matrices and several sparse/dense Matrix classes are directly supported, along with a subset of the delayed operations implemented in the DelayedArray package. All other matrix-like objects are supported by calling back into R.

Author: Aaron Lun [aut, cre], Hervé Pagès [aut], Mike Smith [aut]

Maintainer: Aaron Lun <infinite.monkeys.with.keyboards at>

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biocViews DataImport, DataRepresentation, Infrastructure, Software
Version 2.20.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 3.6 (R-3.4) (6.5 years)
License GPL-3
Imports methods, DelayedArray(>= 0.27.2), SparseArray, BiocGenerics, Matrix, Rcpp
System Requirements C++17
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Suggests testthat, BiocStyle, knitr, rmarkdown, rcmdcheck, BiocParallel, HDF5Array
Linking To Rcpp
Depends On Me
Imports Me batchelor, beachmat.hdf5, BiocSingular, DropletUtils, epiregulon, mumosa, scater, scran, scuttle, SingleR
Suggests Me bsseq, glmGamPoi, mbkmeans, PCAtools, scCB2
Links To Me beachmat.hdf5, BiocSingular, bsseq, dreamlet, DropletUtils, epiregulon, glmGamPoi, mbkmeans, PCAtools, scran, scuttle, SingleR
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