Built around the ‘Investigation’ (the project context), Study’ (a unit of research) and ‘Assay’ (analytical measurement) general-purpose Tabular format, the ISA tools helps you to provide rich description of the experimental metadata (i.e. sample characteristics, technology and measurement types, sample-to-data relationships) so that the resulting data and discoveries are reproducible and reusable.
To find out more about ISA, see www.isa-tools.org
To find out who's using ISA and about the ISA development and user community, see www.isacommons.org
The ISA API aims to provide you, the developer, with a set of tools to help you easily and quickly build your own ISA objects, validate, and convert between serializations of ISA-formatted datasets and other formats/schemas (e.g. SRA schemas). The ISA API is published on PyPI as the
isatools is currently only supported in Python 3.4+.
Authors: The ISA team.
License: This code is licensed under the CPAL License.
ISA team email: email@example.com
ISA discussion group: https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/isaforum
Github issue tracker: https://github.com/ISA-tools/isa-api/issues
Using the ISA-API
To install and start using the ISA-API, check out the project documentation at isatools.readthedocs.org.
The ISA-API is still in development. We would be very happy to receive any help and contributions (testing, feature requests, pull requests). Please feel free to contact our development team at firstname.lastname@example.org, or ask a question, report a bug or file a feature request in the Github issue tracker at https://github.com/ISA-tools/isa-api/issues.