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Categorized views of R package repositories

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Infrastructure to support 'views' used to classify Bioconductor packages. 'biocViews' are directed acyclic graphs of terms from a controlled vocabulary. There are three major classifications, corresponding to 'software', 'annotation', and 'experiment data' packages.

Author: VJ Carey <stvjc at channing.harvard.edu>, BJ Harshfield <rebjh at channing.harvard.edu>, S Falcon <sfalcon at fhcrc.org> , Sonali Arora, Lori Shepherd <lori.shepherd at roswellpark.org>

Maintainer: Bioconductor Package Maintainer <maintainer at bioconductor.org>

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


To install this package, start R (version "4.3") and enter:

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


For older versions of R, please refer to the appropriate Bioconductor release.


To view documentation for the version of this package installed in your system, start R and enter:

biocViews-CreateRepositoryHTML HTML R Script
biocViews-HOWTO HTML R Script
Reference Manual PDF


biocViews Infrastructure, Software
Version 1.70.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 1.8 (R-2.3) (18 years)
License Artistic-2.0
Depends R (>= 3.6.0)
Imports Biobase, graph(>= 1.9.26), methods, RBGL(>= 1.13.5), tools, utils, XML, RCurl, RUnit, BiocManager
System Requirements
URL http://bioconductor.org/packages/biocViews
Bug Reports https://github.com/Bioconductor/biocViews/issues
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Suggests BiocGenerics, knitr, commonmark, BiocStyle
Linking To
Depends On Me Risa
Imports Me AnnotationHubData, BiocCheck, BiocPkgTools, monocle, RforProteomics, sigFeature
Suggests Me packFinder, plasmut
Links To Me
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Package Archives

Follow Installation instructions to use this package in your R session.

Source Package biocViews_1.70.0.tar.gz
Windows Binary biocViews_1.70.0.zip
macOS Binary (x86_64) biocViews_1.70.0.tgz
macOS Binary (arm64) biocViews_1.70.0.tgz
Source Repository git clone https://git.bioconductor.org/packages/biocViews
Source Repository (Developer Access) git clone git@git.bioconductor.org:packages/biocViews
Bioc Package Browser https://code.bioconductor.org/browse/biocViews/
Package Short Url https://bioconductor.org/packages/biocViews/
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