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Home < Events:UCLA-Slicer-Training-11-2010


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Location: Neuroscience Research Building (NRB), Room 470, UCLA campus.

Date: Monday November 8, 2010

Registration: To sign-up for this event, please fill in the registration form and send it by e-mail to Jack Van Horn, PhD [jack.vanhorn at] before Friday November 5.


Notes on the Nrrd file format

The Nrrd file format, which is part of the NA-MIC kit, accurately represents N-dimensional raster information for scientific visualization and medical image processing. This format is used in Slicer to represent the necessary information about a DWI image volume, its anatomical orientation, and all the DWI-specific acquisition parameters for estimating the diffusion tensors. A detailed description of the Nrrd file format usage for DWI images and DTI data can be found here.

The DicomToNrrd module in Slicer can be used to convert Dicom data into Nrrd. A detailed tutorial describes how to construct a nhdr file from a set of images, which can be in Dicom or in other format such as Nifti, and a list of known gradients, using the Teem Library.

Local Organizer

  • Jack Van Horn, PhD, Laboratory of Neuro Imaging, UCLA School of Medicine

Teaching Faculty

  • Ron Kikinis, M.D., Surgical Planning Laboratory, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School
  • Sonia Pujol, Ph.D., Surgical Planning Laboratory, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School
  • Nobuhiko Hata, Ph.D., Surgical Planning Laboratory, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School
  • Marcel Prastawa, Ph.D., Scientific Computing and Imaging Institute, University of Utah

Preparation for the Workshop

The workshop combines oral presentations and instructor-led hands-on sessions with the participants working on their own laptop computers. All participants are required to come with their own laptop computer and install the software and datasets prior to the event.. A minimum of 1 GB of RAM (2 GB if possible) and a dedicated graphic accelerator with 64mb of on board graphic memory are required.

Please install the Slicer3.6.1 version appropriate to the laptop computer you'll be bringing to the tutorial:

Please download the 3D Visualization dataset, Editor dataset, and Registration dataset in preparation for the workshop.

Slicer3 Training Survey

Please click here to take the Slicer3 Training Survey

Slicer Community

Participants are invited to join the Slicer user and Slicer developer community for questions and feature requests related to the software.

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