Analysis Tools

Tools for data analysis

For CrystalFp data analysis we rely on the following tools:

  • CrystalFp itself both stand-alone and embedded inside STM4.
  • R is a free software environment for statistical computing and graphics.
  • Data management tools.


Almost all the analysis scripts are written in R. If possible we split the precomputation step from the visualization and interaction step. The intermediate data are saved as .Rdata binary files.

To speedup computations, either on Windows single multicore machine or on a Linux cluster, I rely on the snowfall package.

I tried also the package multicore, but it has issues on Windows.