[BioC] makeVennDiagram

Zhu, Lihua (Julie) Julie.Zhu at umassmed.edu
Wed Oct 23 22:50:42 CEST 2013


Thanks for reading the previous posts, sharing the links and your thoughts!

Yes, if there is one peak in peak1 that overlaps n peaks in peak2, then the
number of peaks shared between peak1 and peak2 is set to 1 instead of n.

Best regards,


On 10/23/13 4:07 PM, "Camila Lopez-anido" <lopezanido at wisc.edu> wrote:

> Hi Julie, 
> I am using makeVennDiagram, but I'm not sure how the program calculated the
> number of unique or overlapping peaks... I can see that others had similar
> questions 
> (http://grokbase.com/t/r/bioconductor/12a1dya1v7/bioc-chippeakanno-slightly-di
> fferent-results-between-makevenndiagram-and-findpeakoverlaps) in the past.
> You mention previously that it has to do with many peaks1 within a peak of
> peak2 (etc)... does this mean that these events are weighted to determine the
> final values for unique or overlapping peaks in makeVennDiagram? (This made
> sense to me since it's a way of dealing with the issue of having many peaks1
> within a peak of peak2 (etc), and thus lets you represent the data as a venn
> diagram.)
> Thanks, 
> Camila

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