Read and Write 'FreeSurfer' Neuroimaging File Formats

Provides functions to read and write data from neuroimaging files in 'FreeSurfer' < http://freesurfer.net/> binary formats. This includes the following file formats: 1) MGH/MGZ format files, which can contain multi-dimensional images or other data. Typically they contain time-series of three-dimensional brain scans acquired by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). They can also contain vertex-wise measures of surface morphometry data. The MGH format is named after the Massachusetts General Hospital, and the MGZ format is a compressed version of the same format. 2) 'FreeSurfer' morphometry data files in binary 'curv' format. These contain vertex-wise surface measures, i.e., one scalar value for each vertex of a brain surface mesh. These are typically values like the cortical thickness or brain surface area at each vertex. 3) Annotation file format. This contains a brain surface parcellation derived from a cortical atlas. 4) Surface file format. Contains a brain surface mesh, given by a list of vertices and a list of faces.


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install.packages("freesurferformats")

0.1.5 by Tim Schäfer, 5 days ago


https://github.com/dfsp-spirit/freesurferformats


Report a bug at https://github.com/dfsp-spirit/freesurferformats/issues


Browse source code at https://github.com/cran/freesurferformats


Authors: Tim Schäfer [aut, cre]


Documentation:   PDF Manual  


MIT + file LICENSE license


Imports pkgfilecache

Suggests knitr, rmarkdown, testthat


Imported by fsbrain.


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