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Scientific computing for out-of-memory signals and images

Bioconductor version: Release (3.19)

Toolbox for out-of-memory scientific computing and data visualization, providing memory-efficient file-based data structures for dense and sparse vectors, matrices, and arrays with applications to nonuniformly sampled signals and images.

Author: Kylie A. Bemis <k.bemis at>

Maintainer: Kylie A. Bemis <k.bemis at>

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1. Matter 2: User guide for flexible out-of-memory data structures HTML R Script
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biocViews DataImport, DataRepresentation, DimensionReduction, Infrastructure, Preprocessing, Software
Version 2.6.2
In Bioconductor since BioC 3.4 (R-3.3) (7.5 years)
License Artistic-2.0
Depends R (>= 4.0), BiocParallel, Matrix, methods
Imports BiocGenerics, ProtGenerics, digest, irlba, biglm, stats, stats4, graphics, grDevices, utils
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