The COSNet R package

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Software installation

To install the COSNet package, run the R environment as administrator and type

Try http if https is not available. This will download and install the package. Another possibility is doing it manually. For instance, on a unix/linix R environment, download the package at http://bioconductor.org/packages/release/bioc/src/contrib/COSNet_1.3.3.tar.gz and save it in the current folder. Then from the R prompt type

The COSNet package has no dependencies. Nevertheless, the experiments reported in the package vignette use the R packages bionetdata and PerfMeas, available at the CRAN repository, for loading benchmark data and compute various measure of performance respectively.

The package PerfMeas in turn depends on the Bioconductor R packages limma, graph, and RBGL, which can be installed as described for the COSNet package.

To install the bionetdata package, type

or follow the instruction for the manual installation above.