Re: Bug#579569: ITP: ants -- advanced normalization tools for brain and image mapping
On Wed, 2010-04-28 at 13:23 -0400, Yaroslav Halchenko wrote:
> * Package name : ants
> Description : advanced normalization tools for brain and image mapping
> The ANTS package is designed to enable researchers with advanced tools for
> brain and image mapping.
This paragraph could be written in a way to clarify that this tool
analyses brain images (i.e it has nothing to do with organizing
> Many of the ANTS registration tools are
> diffeomorphic, but deformation (elastic and BSpline) transformations are
> available. Unique components of ANTS include multivariate similarity metrics,
> landmark guidance, the ability to use label images to guide the mapping and
> both greedy and space-time optimal implementations of diffeomorphisms. The
> symmetric normalization (SyN) strategy is a part of the ANTS toolkit as is
> directly manipulated free form deformation (DMFFD).