jClustering, an open framework for the development of 4D clustering algorithms

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dc.contributor.author Mateos-Pérez, José M.
dc.contributor.author García Villalba, Carmen
dc.contributor.author Pascau González-Garzón, Javier
dc.contributor.author Desco Menéndez, Manuel
dc.contributor.author Vaquero López, Juan José
dc.date.accessioned 2014-09-26T08:34:26Z
dc.date.available 2014-09-26T08:34:26Z
dc.date.issued 2013-08
dc.identifier.bibliographicCitation PLOS ONE (2013), 8(8), 7 p.
dc.identifier.issn 1932-6203
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10016/19387
dc.description.abstract We present jClustering, an open framework for the design of clustering algorithms in dynamic medical imaging. We developed this tool because of the difficulty involved in manually segmenting dynamic PET images and the lack of availability of source code for published segmentation algorithms. Providing an easily extensible open tool encourages publication of source code to facilitate the process of comparing algorithms and provide interested third parties with the opportunity to review code. The internal structure of the framework allows an external developer to implement new algorithms easily and quickly, focusing only on the particulars of the method being implemented and not on image data handling and preprocessing. This tool has been coded in Java and is presented as an ImageJ plugin in order to take advantage of all the functionalities offered by this imaging analysis platform. Both binary packages and source code have been published, the latter under a free software license (GNU General Public License) to allow modification if necessary.
dc.description.sponsorship Funded by TEC2011-28972-C02-01, Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación, CEN-20101014; Programa CENIT-CDTI, Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación; S2009/DPI-1802 (ARTEMIS), Comunidad de Madrid. The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.
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dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher PLOS (Public Library of Science)
dc.rights Attribution 3.0
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
dc.subject.other ImageJ
dc.subject.other Nuclear medicine
dc.subject.other Dynamic medical imaging
dc.subject.other Clustering algorithms
dc.title jClustering, an open framework for the development of 4D clustering algorithms
dc.type article
dc.description.status Publicado
dc.relation.publisherversion http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0070797
dc.subject.eciencia Medicina
dc.subject.eciencia Biología y Biomedicina
dc.identifier.doi 10.1371/journal.pone.0070797
dc.rights.accessRights openAccess
dc.relation.projectID Comunidad de Madrid. S2009/DPI-1802/ARTEMIS
dc.relation.projectID Gobierno de España. TEC2011-28972-C02-01
dc.type.version publishedVersion
dc.identifier.publicationfirstpage 1
dc.identifier.publicationissue 8
dc.identifier.publicationlastpage 7
dc.identifier.publicationtitle PLOS ONE
dc.identifier.publicationvolume 8
dc.identifier.uxxi AR/0000013725
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