[Neuroimaging] FA images Was: Nipy.org new website needs a complete remake

Ariel Rokem arokem at gmail.com
Wed Jul 29 20:06:02 CEST 2015

On Mon, Jul 27, 2015 at 10:44 AM, Gael Varoquaux <
gael.varoquaux at normalesup.org> wrote:

> On Mon, Jul 27, 2015 at 08:56:08AM -0700, Ariel Rokem wrote:
> >     PS: Vanessa: Nilearn is not only for fMRI. It's for statistical
> analysis
> >     of images. It is also used for anatomical images:
> >     http://nilearn.github.io/auto_examples/decoding/plot_oasis_vbm.html
> >     If we could get a preprocessed, openly downloadable set of images of
> eg
> >     FA, we would do an example with diffusion too.
> > Completely off-topic, but I can't resist: if only there was an
> > open-source project that computed FA images from freely available
> > diffusion MRI data-sets!
> Well, you're welcome to help us with preprocessing and pitching a
> relevant prediction problem from this data. I know nothing about
> diffusion and nothing about the datasets you are talking about. In my
> experience, writing a relevant example requires understanding the data
> and the questions. If you, or someone else, gets us to the point where
> there is a set of nifti images of FA with condition A and condition B,
> and helps us write the story, than we have an example.

Hmm. Interesting idea. I am looking around for something along these lines.
I think that there are some freely available data-sets that are already
preprocessed, so could be used in this way. Let me think about how to go
about this.

> Gaël
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