Specificity Index Statistic

This package contains functions to calculate the Specificity Index statistic, which can be used for comparative quantitative analysis to identify genes enriched in specific cell populations across a large number of profiles, as well as perform numerous post-processing operations. NOTE:Supplementary data (human & mouse expression sets, calculated pSI datasets, etc.) can be found in pSI.data package located at the following URL: http://genetics.wustl.edu/jdlab/psi_package/


pSI 1.1

  • URL to download pSI.data package was added to package documentation to facilitate use of sample mouse & human data and allow for reproducible research.

  • ‘fisher.iteration’ function now excludes duplicated genes in user supplied candidate
    gene list

Reference manual

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1.1 by Alan B. Wells, 6 years ago

Browse source code at https://github.com/cran/pSI

Authors: Xiaoxiao Xu , Alan B. Wells , David OBrien , Arye Nehorai , Joseph D. Dougherty

Documentation:   PDF Manual  

GPL (>= 2) license

Depends on gdata

See at CRAN