featureData

Retrieve information on features recorded in eSet-derived classes.

These generic functions access feature data (experiment specific information about features) and feature meta-data (e.g., descriptions of feature covariates).

Keywords
manip
Usage
featureData(object) featureData(object) <- value fData(object) fData(object) <- value fvarLabels(object) fvarLabels(object) <- value fvarMetadata(object) fvarMetadata(object) <- value
Arguments
object
Object, possibly derived from eSet-class or AnnotatedDataFrame-class.
value
Value to be assigned to corresponding object.
Value

featureData returns an object containing information on both variable values and variable meta-data. fvarLabels returns a character vector of measured variable names. fData returns a data frame with features as rows, variables as columns. fvarMetadata returns a data frame with variable names as rows, description tags (e.g., unit of measurement) as columns.

See Also

eSet, ExpressionSet

Aliases
  • featureData
  • featureData<-
  • fData
  • fData<-
  • fvarLabels
  • fvarLabels<-
  • fvarMetadata
  • fvarMetadata<-
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