[BioC] How does limma handle missing values?

Gordon Smyth smyth at wehi.edu.au
Thu Apr 7 02:21:49 CEST 2005

>[BioC] How does limma handle missing values?
>He, Yiwen (NIH/CIT) heyiwen at mail.nih.gov
>Thu Apr 7 00:01:49 CEST 2005
>Hello limma users/developers,
>Are missing values imputed in limma, and if so, which imputing method is

I assume you are asking how lmFit() handles missing values. It does not 
impute. Missing values are treated the same as in lm() with 
na.action=na.omit. See ?lm


>Thank you.
>Yiwen He, Ph.D., M.P.H.
>Analyst/Web Developer
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