Reads in 'Neuroimaging' 'GIFTI' Files with Geometry Information

Functions to read in the geometry format under the 'Neuroimaging' 'Informatics' Technology Initiative ('NIfTI'), called 'GIFTI' <>. These files contain surfaces of brain imaging data.

Reads in Neuroimaging 'GIFTI' Files with Geometry Information

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You can install gifti from github with:

# install.packages("devtools")


gifti 0.7.2

  • Added create_data_matrix for column order checking.

  • outdir is now temporary when downloading example data.

  • Added vignette.

gifti 0.7.2

  • Added a file to track changes to the package.

  • Fix rgl::play3d() problem with readgii example.

  • Added ability to read .gii.gz files

  • GIFI example data is now .gii.gz

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0.8.0 by John Muschelli, a year ago

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Authors: John Muschelli

Documentation:   PDF Manual  

GPL-2 license

Imports xml2, base64enc, R.utils, tools, utils

Suggests rgl, grDevices, testthat, knitr, rmarkdown, covr

Imported by cifti, ciftiTools, threeBrain.

Suggested by freesurferformats.

See at CRAN