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Table 2 Filter and gate classes implemented in flowCore.

From: flowCore: a Bioconductor package for high throughput flow cytometry

rectangleGate n-dimensional rectangular regions
quadGate quadrant regions in two dimensions
polygonGate polygonal regions in two dimensions
polytopeGate generalization of polygon in n dimensions
ellipsoidGate n-dimensional ellipsoid region
sampleFilter random sub-sampling
expressionFilter results of a boolean expression
kmeansFilter K-means clustering
norm2Filter bivariate normal distribution
curv1Filter local density regions in 1D
curv2Filter density regions in 2D
timeFilter abnormal data acquisition over time
filterSet gating strategies
  1. Filters are automated, data driven procedures. Gates are static, user-defined methods.