Spectral Clustering-Based Method for Identifying B Cell Clones

Provides a computational framework for unsupervised identification B cell clones from adaptive immune receptor repertoire sequencing (AIRR-Seq) datasets. This method is based on spectral clustering of the junction sequences of B cell receptors (BCRs, also referred to as Immunoglobulins, (Igs)) that share the same V gene, J gene and junction length.


SCOPer

SCOPer (Spectral Clustering for clOne Partitioning) provides a computational framework for unsupervised identification B cell clones from adaptive immune receptor repertoire sequencing (AIRR-Seq) datasets. This method performs spectral clustering of the B cell receptor (BCR) junction region within groups of BCR sequences sharing the same V gene, J gene, and junction length. Rather than a fixed threshold, SCOPe uses an adaptive threshold for clustering sequences to determine the local sequence neighborhood, which offers an improvement in both the sensitivity and specificity over a simple fixed threshold for all junction lengths. SCOPer is part of the Immcantation analysis framework.

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News

Version 0.1.0: October 4, 2018

Initial public release.

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install.packages("scoper")

0.1.0 by Nima Nouri, 8 months ago


https://scoper.readthedocs.io


Report a bug at https://bitbucket.org/kleinstein/scoper/issues


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


Authors: Nima Nouri [aut, cre] , Jason Vander Heiden [ctb] , Steven Kleinstein [aut, cph]


Documentation:   PDF Manual  


CC BY-SA 4.0 license


Imports alakazam, shazam, doParallel, foreach, dplyr, stringi, methods, stats, iterators, lazyeval

Depends on ggplot2

Suggests knitr, rmarkdown, testthat


See at CRAN