Automating neuroimaging analysis workflows with Nipype, Arcana and Banana

Analysis of neuroimaging-research data involves the sequential application of algorithms implemented in a number of heterogeneous toolkits (e.g. FSL, SPM, MRTrix, ANTs, AFNI, DiPy). The workshop will show how to wrap neuroimaging tools within consistent interfaces and link them together into robust workflows using the Nipype Python package (http://nipype.readthedocs.io). Participants will then be shown how common components of these analysis workflows can be consolidated within object-oriented base classes using the Abstraction of Repository Centric ANAlysis (Arcana) (http://arcana.readthedocs.io) framework, and how this is used in the Brain imAgiNg Analysis iN Arcana (Banana) package to capture the arcana (obscure knowledge) of neuroimaging analysis workflow design.

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Cortical Reconstruction Process using FreeSurfer – Part 2

The University of Sydney is a partner of the CVL project and we are delighted to hold a training on how to use the CVL desktop for The University of Sydney staff and students using FreeSurfer as workflow example. FreeSurfer is an open source software suite for processing and analysing human brain MRI images. This workshop is the second part of a previous workshop , hence previous participants have priority to register.

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