BioVenn - an R and Python package for the comparison and visualization of biological lists using area-proportional Venn diagrams

  title={BioVenn - an R and Python package for the comparison and visualization of biological lists using area-proportional Venn diagrams},
  author={Tim Hulsen},
  journal={Data Sci.},
  • Tim Hulsen
  • Published 29 March 2021
  • Computer Science
  • Data Sci.
One of the most popular methods to visualize the overlap and differences between data sets is the Venn diagram. Venn diagrams are especially useful when they are ‘area-proportional’ i.e. the sizes of the circles and the overlaps correspond to the sizes of the data sets. In 2007, the BioVenn web interface was launched, which is being used by many researchers. However, this web implementation requires users to copy and paste (or upload) lists of IDs into the web browser, which is not always… 

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