Registration Open for Bioc2024
Early registration discount pricing ends May 31!


This is the development version of selectKSigs; for the stable release version, see selectKSigs.

Selecting the number of mutational signatures using a perplexity-based measure and cross-validation

Bioconductor version: Development (3.20)

A package to suggest the number of mutational signatures in a collection of somatic mutations using calculating the cross-validated perplexity score.

Author: Zhi Yang [aut, cre], Yuichi Shiraishi [ctb]

Maintainer: Zhi Yang <zyang895 at>

Citation (from within R, enter citation("selectKSigs")):


To install this package, start R (version "4.4") and enter:

if (!require("BiocManager", quietly = TRUE))

# The following initializes usage of Bioc devel


For older versions of R, please refer to the appropriate Bioconductor release.


To view documentation for the version of this package installed in your system, start R and enter:

An introduction to HiLDA HTML R Script
Reference Manual PDF


biocViews Clustering, Sequencing, Software, SomaticMutation, StatisticalMethod
Version 1.17.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 3.11 (R-4.0) (4 years)
License GPL-3
Depends R (>= 3.6)
Imports HiLDA, magrittr, gtools, methods, Rcpp
System Requirements
Bug Reports
See More
Suggests knitr, rmarkdown, testthat, BiocStyle, ggplot2, dplyr, tidyr
Linking To Rcpp
Depends On Me
Imports Me
Suggests Me
Links To Me
Build Report Build Report

Package Archives

Follow Installation instructions to use this package in your R session.

Source Package selectKSigs_1.17.0.tar.gz
Windows Binary
macOS Binary (x86_64) selectKSigs_1.17.0.tgz
macOS Binary (arm64) selectKSigs_1.17.0.tgz
Source Repository git clone
Source Repository (Developer Access) git clone
Bioc Package Browser
Package Short Url
Package Downloads Report Download Stats