In this chapter, we give a brief overview of the tasks of microarray data preprocessing. There are a variety of microarray technology platforms in use, and each of them requires specific considerations. These will be described in detail by other chapters in this part of the book. This overview chapter describes relevant data structures, and provides with some broadly applicable theoretical background.


Nominal Concentration Probe Intensity Stepwise Approach Expression Matrix Laboratory Information Management System 
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  • W. Huber
  • R. A. Irizarry
  • R. Gentleman

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