# hicSumMatrices¶

Adds Hi-C matrices of the same size. Format has to be hdf5 (.h5) or npz. In order to minimize the the loss of information, it is recommended to to sum uncorrected matrices (before hicCorrectMatrix).

usage: hicSumMatrices --matrices .h5 or cooler file format
[.h5 or cooler file format ...] --outFileName
OUTFILENAME [-h] [--version]


## Required arguments¶

--matrices, -m

Space-delimited names of the matrices to add. The matrices must have the same shape/size. You can verify their size by using hicInfo.

--outFileName, -o

File name to save the resulting matrix. The output is from the same file type as the input. Please add the file ending suffix (either .h5 or .cool), if it is not given, there will be no output.

## Optional arguments¶

--version

show program’s version number and exit