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University of Edinburgh computational biology PhD student.

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Comment: C: Allele Frequency correlation in R
... R matrices can be numeric, you'd need to post example data and code to get help for this. ...
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Comment: C: Programming language for Computational Biology
... [Hiclib][1] is a well-establshed python library for Hi-C processing. For downstream analysis and visualisation you could try [juicebox][2]. [1]: http://mirnylab.bitbucket.org/hiclib/index.html [2]: http://www.aidenlab.org/juicebox/ ...
written 3.2 years ago by Ben2.0k • updated 7 months ago by RamRS21k
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Comment: C: Join us in building the ultimate bioinformatics resource: The Biostar Handbook
... The NGS wikibook has those kind of aims and contains a lot of migrated content from the seqanswers wiki. Earlier this year there were talks about reinvigorating the project but I'm unsure of its current status. ...
written 3.6 years ago by Ben2.0k
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Comment: C: List of unresolved problems in Computational Biology / Bioinformatics?
... I guess we get the union of unsolved in biology and unsolved in CS for free ...
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Comment: C: parallel fastQC computation
... To my knowledge fastQC operates on a sub-sample of your input file for its analyses, there's no need to actually process all reads for summary stats. ...
written 4.5 years ago by Ben2.0k
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Comment: C: R.matlab loads file indefinitely
... Easiest to write a csv (csvwrite) from Matlab and import, no? Unless it's some particularly obscure data structure ...
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Comment: C: R.matlab loads file indefinitely
... I've used R.matlab a lot and never had an issue before but yes trying to open that small file hangs for me too. You could try opening it within Matlab or Octave and investigating, maybe it's weird or broken. ...
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Comment: C: Is there any possible way to list files from different locations?
... c() around paths? ?list.files shows the path argument takes a character vector (not entirely clear why you're listing files already specified by their absolute path but ok). ...
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News: 2014 ISCB Wikipedia Article Competition announcement
... Each year since 2012 the ISCB has run a Wikipedia article competition which awards students and trainees at any level (and based anywhere internationally) prizes for the best contributions to a Wikipedia article within the subject of computational biology. (Those of you at ISMB this year may have se ...
iscb wikipedia competition news written 4.7 years ago by Ben2.0k • updated 3.0 years ago by jamesjohan4930
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Comment: C: 3-D Surface Plot
... See ?persp in R ...
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