AIRR Data Representation Reference Library

Schema definitions and read, write and validation tools for data formatted in accordance with the AIRR Data Representation schemas defined by the AIRR Community <>.

AIRR Data Representation Reference Library

airr is an R package for working with data formatted according to the AIRR Data Representation schemas. It includes the full set of schema definitions along with simple functions for read, write and validation.


Version 1.2.0: August 17, 2018

  • Updated schema set to v1.2.
  • Changed defaults to base="1" for read and write functions.
  • Updated example TSV file with coordinate changes, addition of germline_alignment data and simplification of sequence_id values.

Version 1.1.0: May 1, 2018

Initial release.

Reference manual

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1.3.0 by Jason Vander Heiden, 2 years ago

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Browse source code at

Authors: Jason Vander Heiden [aut, cre] , Susanna Marquez [aut] , Scott Christley [aut] , AIRR Community [cph]

Documentation:   PDF Manual  

CC BY 4.0 license

Imports methods, readr, stats, stringi, yaml

Suggests knitr, rmarkdown, testthat

Imported by alakazam, immunarch.

See at CRAN