[Neuroimaging] [ANN] MNE-Python 0.23
jbpoline at gmail.com
Wed Apr 28 08:48:53 EDT 2021
+1 on congrats !
On Wed, Apr 28, 2021 at 5:59 AM bthirion <bertrand.thirion at inria.fr> wrote:
> Congratluations !
> On 28/04/2021 11:39, Alexandre Gramfort wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> We are very pleased to announce the new 0.23 release of MNE-Python! 🎈🎈🎈
> This release includes 72 pull requests merged as part of our New
> Developers Code Sprint in March, and more than a dozen additional contributions
> from those new developers after the code sprint.
> Big thanks to all who participated! 😍🙏👩🏽💻
> <https://hackmd.io/vp4CQoASQCCfhUQFW-lUXQ#A-few-highlights>A few
> highlights <https://hackmd.io/vp4CQoASQCCfhUQFW-lUXQ#General-infos>General
> - The MNE team has started offering regular fortnightly “office ours” on
> Discord to answer user questions. The next office hour will take place this
> Friday at 16:00 UTC. Come say “Hi!” at https://discord.gg/2hF3V4yT9Q
> - The community has now moved to a new forum to answer users’
> questions and make announcements (e.g., when office hours will be) at
> - The documentation at https://mne.tools now features a new theme. We
> are continuously working to improve layout, usability, and accessibility of
> our documentation. If you discover anything you don’t like, that just
> doesn’t work for you, or that might present a barrier to some users, please
> do reach out to us! We’re looking forward to receiving your feedback.
> - Gone is the 15-character limitation for channel names when writing
> FIFF files.
> - Raw, Epochs, and Info objects now have a beautiful tabular
> representation in Jupyter Notebooks.
> - Ever wanted to add Annotations to individual channels? This is now
> possible with the new ch_names parameter.
> - Annotations can now be exported to a pandas DataFramevia
> - Interested in summary descriptive statistics for all your channels?
> Have a look at the new Raw.describe().
> - Epochs and Evoked now allow you to easily apply transformations to
> their data using the brand-new apply_function() method.
> - Epochs metadata can now be generated automatically from events using
> - Raw.get_data() now has a units parameter to return data in the
> desired unit.
> - Dark mode! 🦉 Source estimate plots can now detect the operating
> system theme preferences and will apply a dark theme automatically if the
> OS is currently in dark mode. Dark mode can also be activated manually via
> the theme parameter of mne.viz.Brain.
> - Much improved interactive 3D plots in Jupyter Notebooks. (We’re
> still trying to get Jupyter Lab to work nicely as well – it currently
> behaves rather erratically, though!)
> - The new silhouette parameter of mne.viz.Brain can be used to display
> sharp edges and to improve perception.
> <https://hackmd.io/vp4CQoASQCCfhUQFW-lUXQ#Source-imaging>Source imaging
> - New method mne.Dipole.to_mni() for more convenient conversion from
> Dipole.pos to MNI.
> - We have a new infant template MRI dataset downloader,
> - Add digitizer information to mne.io.read_raw_egi().
> - We now allow reading digitization from files other than *.fif in the
> coregistration GUI.
> - We managed to speed up mne.inverse_sparse.tf_mixed_norm() using
> STFT/ISTFT linearity.
> reading and writing
> - Moving over from EEGLAB? No problem! We’ve added support for reading
> new (2021) EEGLAB file format.
> - Moving back to EEGLAB? No problem either! You can now export Raw and
> Epochs to the EEGLAB format, thanks to the new export() methods and
> the eeglabio <https://github.com/jackz314/eeglabio> package.
> - mne.channels.read_custom_montage() got more versatile! It now
> supports CSV, TSV, and XYZ support formats.
> - StarStim / enobio NEDF files can now be read via
> <https://hackmd.io/vp4CQoASQCCfhUQFW-lUXQ#Channel-types>Channel types
> - There is now a new dbs channel type for deep brain stimulation
> <https://hackmd.io/vp4CQoASQCCfhUQFW-lUXQ#Notable-API-changes>Notable API
> - mne.beamformer.tf_dics() has been deprecated
> - The default of real_filter=False in mne.beamformer.make_dics() will
> change to True in the next version of MNE-Python.
> - mne.io.anonymize_info() now also anonymizes the sex and hand fields
> when keep_his=False.
> - Evoked objects have gained a new baseline attribute that is
> automatically assembled based on the baseline of the averaged Epochs.
> - mne.read_selection() has been deprecated in favor of
> - Fitting ICA on baseline-corrected Epochs, and / or applying it on
> baseline-corrected Epochs or Evoked data will now display a warning.
> <https://hackmd.io/vp4CQoASQCCfhUQFW-lUXQ#Full-changelog>Full changelog
> For a full list of improvements and API changes, see:
> Find the full documentation at https://mne.tools/
> the new release
> Since quite a few things – including dependencies – have changed, we
> recommend creating a new environment with a “fresh” installation. Please
> follow the installation instructions on our website:
> As usual, we welcome your bug reports, feature requests, critiques, and
> contributions. Development takes place on GitHub. If you would like to
> contribute, star the project, or just take a peek at the code, visit
> You may follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/mne_news
> We hope you will enjoy the new features and many, many small improvements
> we have added, and are looking forward to receiving your feedback.
> Stay safe and take care!
> The MNE-Python developers
> MNE-Python is a community-driven project. We are always very happy to
> welcome new contributors of code and documentation! 41 people contributed
> to this release, and 11 of them contributed for the very first time – thank
> you so much for your time and effort, we truly appreciate it!
> This is the list of contributors in alphabetical order (first-time
> contributors marked with a “+”):
> - Adam Li
> - Alex Rockhill
> - Alexandre Gramfort
> - Ana Radanovic
> - Andres Rodriguez +
> - Anna Padee +
> - Apoorva Karekal +
> - Britta Westner
> - Catalina Magalvan
> - Christian Brodbeck
> - Christian Mista
> - Christian O’Reilly
> - Christina Zhao
> - Christopher J. Bailey
> - Clemens Brunner
> - Cora Kim +
> - Daniel McCloy
> - Denis A. Engemann
> - Dominik Welke +
> - Eduard Ort
> - Enrico Varano +
> - Eric Larson
> - Erica Peterson +
> - Evgenii Kalenkovich
> - Felix Klotzsche +
> - Giorgio Marinato
> - Guillaume Favelier
> - Jack Zhang+
> - Jean-Remi King
> - Johann Benerradi
> - Joris Van den Bossche
> - Judy D Zhu +
> - Liberty Hamilton
> - Luke Bloy
> - Maggie Clarke +
> - Mainak Jas
> - Manorama Kadwani
> - Marijn van Vliet
> - Martin Schulz
> - Matt Sanderson +
> - Matteo Anelli +
> - Nicolas Gensollen
> - Ram Pari +
> - Richard Höchenberger
> - Richard Koehler +
> - Robert Luke
> - Rotem Falach +
> - Sebastien Treguer
> - Silvia Cotroneo +
> - Stefan Appelhoff
> - Steven Bierer
> - Sumalyo Datta +
> - Timon Merk
> - Tristan Stenner
> - Valerii Chirkov+
> - Victoria Peterson
> - Yu-Han Luo
> - Zhi Zhang +
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