06 July 2010

oro.nifti 0.2.0

The latest version of oro.nifti (0.2.0) has been released on CRAN.  New features include:

  • Reduced overall size of the package by an additional 50%
    • This is a 75% reduction in total from version 0.1.4
  • Four-dimensional acquisitions are now re-oriented and re-sliced appropriately when converting from DICOM to NIfTI
 Please use the mailing list for any suggestions and/or concerns.

01 July 2010

Call for Papers: Special Issue in JSS for "Magnetic Resonance Imaging in R"

We hereby call for the submission of original papers for a Special Issue of the Journal of Statistical Software (JSS - http://www.jstatsoft.org)

Magnetic Resonance Imaging in R


planned for Summer 2011. The deadline for submission is October 31, 2010.

All MRI modalities are welcome, for example, structural MRI, functional MRI, diffusion tensor or diffusion-weighted imaging, perfusion MRI, pharmacological MRI, and others. Topics of interested include, but are not limited to,
  •  New analysis techniques for MRI data and their implementation.
  •  The implementation of established MRI analysis techniques.
  •  The incorporation of third-party open-source medical imaging software with R.
  •  Data management.
  •  (Semi-)Automated techniques for quality control.
  •  Visualization of medical imaging data and/or modelling results.
All papers will be subjected to the peer-review process, and must comply with the Guide for Authors; see http://www.jstatsoft.org for more details. Please address any comments or inquiries as well as submission of papers to one of the guest editors below.


Brandon Whitcher and Karsten Tabelow

Guest editors:

Brandon Whitcher
GlaxoSmithKline Clinical Imaging Centre
Hammersmith Hospital, Imperial College
London, United Kingdom
email: b.whitcher@imperial.ac.uk

Karsten Tabelow
Weierstrass Institute for Applied Analysis and Stochastics
Berlin, Germany
email: karsten.tabelow@wias-berlin.de