[R] Image analysis in R?

A.J. Rossini rossini at blindglobe.net
Wed Sep 20 14:12:56 CEST 2000

>>>>> "rM" == rn-Helge Mevik <Bj> writes:

    rM> As far as I can tell, there are no facilities in the "base" R
    rM> for image analysis.  Is there any extension or package for R
    rM> that implements image analysis?  I'm thinking of features such
    rM> as

    rM> o Reading and writing image files, o displaying indexed or
    rM> "true color" images, o resizing, cropping, etc, of images, o
    rM> filters for manipulating images (smoothing, edge detection,
    rM> etc) o feature extraction

One approach is to use ImageJ (from NIH) for the analysis, and write
backend code to extract the data into R using the RJava interface and
a bit of coding.  Some people here are working on that approach for
cell/spot-counting analyses.


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