[Neuroimaging] Planning for data formats - upcoming journal club

Matthew Brett matthew.brett at gmail.com
Wed Nov 24 13:58:56 EST 2021


Just a reminder - meeting starting now, anyone welcome.

Zoom link is https://bham-ac-uk.zoom.us/j/85378614517?pwd=Y09EU2hxNWdIOWNwWmwxOVpBVStMZz09

I'll record the meeting if y'all give me permission.



On Tue, Nov 9, 2021 at 11:32 AM Matthew Brett <matthew.brett at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> Summary:  we are planning to do a journal club to discuss new
> neuroimaging data formats.  Please let me (Matthew) know if you want
> to be included in the scheduling for the journal club.  Of course,
> once we've got a time, anyone can join the journal club Zoom.
> Detail:
> As part of the Chan-Zuckerberg grant work, we are thinking about new
> formats for using and sharing neuroimaging data.
> As you can see in the grant documents:
> https://github.com/matthew-brett/czi-nibabel
> we've been thinking about HDF5, but further research (e.g. [1]) has
> given us some pause for reflection.  Meanwhile, the astronomy
> community has done some serious thinking about this, and written this
> up in a paper proposing a new astronomy format:
> Greenfield, M. Droettboom, E. Bray,
> ASDF: A new data format for astronomy,
> Astronomy and Computing,
> Volume 12,
> 2015,
> Pages 240-251,
> ISSN 2213-1337,
> https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ascom.2015.06.004.
> (https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2213133715000645)
> Both the discussion and the format seem like a very good starting
> point for our own thinking about data formats, so we'd like to have a
> journal club to discuss it.
> I (Matthew) am going to organize this via Calendly, and I've made a
> Caldendly account for Nipy-related stuff, but, if you want to have a
> say in when we do the journal club, please let me know so I can add
> you to that account.  I'll publish the Calendly link in a day or so.
> Cheers,
> Matthew
> [1] https://cyrille.rossant.net/moving-away-hdf5/

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