# beadarray Quality Assessment, processing and analysis of Illumina microarray data The package is able to read bead-level data (raw TIFFs and text files) output by BeadScan as well as bead-summary data from BeadStudio. Methods for quality assessment and low-level analysis are provided. ## Author: Mark Dunning, Mike L. Smith, Jonathan Cairns, Andy Lynch, Matt Ritchie ## Maintainer: Mark Dunning <m.j.dunning at sheffield.ac.uk> ## Citation > Dunning MJ, Smith ML, Ritchie ME and Tavaré S (2007). “beadarray: R classes and methods for Illumina bead-based data.” Bioinformatics, 23(16), pp. 2183–4. ## Installation ``` install.packages("BiocManager") BiocManager::install("beadarray") ``` ## Documentation To view documentation for the version of this package installed in your system, start R and enter: ``` browseVignettes("beadarray") ```