[R] 1.2.3 debian version
Friedrich.Leisch at ci.tuwien.ac.at
Fri May 18 22:19:33 CEST 2001
>>>>> On 18 May 2001 09:04:33 -0500,
>>>>> Douglas Bates (DB) wrote:
> By the way, Terry Speed of Univ of California - Berkeley spoke at the
> genetics conference yesterday (he was the third speaker in a session
> in which the first two were a Nobel Laureate and a member of the
> National Academy of Sciences, which is pretty good company) and gave R
> a very good plug. He explained how they had used R in all their
> statistical analyses of microarray data and showed the different
> analytic techniques they have developed. His group contributed the
> sma package to CRAN.
> I spoke with him after his talk and suggested that we may want to
> create an R Special Interest Group on "genetics" or "bioinformatics" or
> "microarray data", whichever buzzword seems appropriate.
Would be interesting!
BTW, Greg Warnes, Georg Kainradl (a student of mine) and I are
(more=Greg or less=Fritz) busy putting together a genetics package,
which provides classes and methods for classic statistical genetics
(representation of genotypes & alleles, hardy weinberg test, plotting
of genome scans, read/write linkage par/pre format, etc.). No fancy
microarray stuff :-)
Should appear on CRAN devel within a month or two.
Joining forces for not re-inventing the wheel would certainly be a
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