annotatedDataset {Biobase}R Documentation

Virtual Superset for 'exprSet', 'eSet' etc.

Description

This virtual class is used to derive classes exprSet, eSet. It defines the phenoData specific methods

Objects from the Class

A virtual Class: No objects may be created from it.

Slots

phenoData:
This is an instance of class phenoData containing the patient (or case) level data. The columns of the pData slot of this entity represent variables and the rows represent patients or cases.
reporterInfo
class:data.frameOrNULL

Methods

$(annotatedDataset) and $(annotatedDataset, value)<-
An old-style method. It is pData(eset)[[as.character(val)]] which does not quite have the right semantics but it is close. This operator extracts the named component of the pData slot in phenoData.
[[(index) and [[(index, value)<-:
Not documented
phenoData(annotatedDataset) and phenoData(annotatedDataset, value)<-
Methods to access/update phenoData slot
reporterInfo(annotatedDataset) and reporterInfo(annotatedDataset, value)<-
Methods to access/update reporterInfo slot
pData(annotatedDataset) and pData(exprSet, value)<-
Not documented
varLabels(annotatedDataset)
Not documented

Warning

This is a virtual class and no objects of this class should be created from it. Instead, create exprSet or eSet

Author(s)

Alan Katz

See Also

exprSet, eSet, phenoData


[Package Biobase version 1.8.0 Index]