Imaging Knowledge Center
About the Imaging Knowledge Center
The Imaging Knowledge Center provides a centralized, authoritative repository of knowledge, information, and web-based support to facilitate the deployment and ongoing development of tools, standards, and infrastructure in the Imaging domain. The Knowledge Center provides a platform for fostering open source development of Imaging tools.
For first-time visitors
To participate in the Imaging KC forum by posting or adding entries into the defect tracking and feature request system, create a free account.
After receiving your account credentials, you can post messages to the forums. To receive e-mail notification when responses to your posts are made, simply click the "subscribe forum" or "subscribe topic" link at the bottom of the page.
If you have been using other e-mail lists for the tools associated with the Imaging KC and listed below, please be advised that forums hosted by this Knowledge Center will gradually become the main vehicle for your comments and questions on the tools. The e-mail lists will be used mainly for community announcements. Please let us know about your experience with this new channel of communication by selecting the Feedback link.
Visit the news page for the latest announcements and details about new software releases:
- Secure Token Service (STS) 1.0 was released on 12/28/2011
- National Biomedical Imaging Archive (NBIA) 5.0.2 was released on 4/25/2011
- Algorithm Validation Toolkit (AVT) 2.0 was released on 12/4/2010
- Annotation Imaging Markup (AIM) Data Model and Toolkit 3.0 was released on 10/10/10
Visit caBIG Imaging in Recent Publications for additional news and information.
Learn about and Access Tools
Information is provided about the following tools, including a tool summary page that provides an overview of the tool with links to resources, wiki pages with additional information about the tool, forums to post questions or comments, a bug tracker and feature request system, and the developer's code repository.
- National Biomedical Imaging Archive - NBIA
- Annotation and Image Markup - AIM
- In Vivo Imaging Middleware
- eXtensible Imaging Platform - XIP
- Algorithm Validation Toolkit - AVT
- Imaging Workstations
Integration of Tools
There is extensive integration among tools within the imaging workspace and with tools from other workspaces. For example, AIM on ClearCanvas Workstation can retrieve imaging and associated data directly from the NBIA hosted at the National Cancer Institute. The user can then upload an AIM template, created using the AIM Template Service, to annotate and mark up the images. Once the annotation and markup is finished, the AIM data can be submitted and stored in the AIM data service. Then, through use of caIntegrator2 from the Integrative Cancer Research workspace, the AIM data can be queried and analyzed. To learn how to use these tools together, refer to the individual tool wiki pages as well as the forums (End Users forum and Developers forum) dedicated to the integration of these tools.
Access to these pages and forums is available through the Knowledge Centers.
Refer also to caBIG Case Study.
Visit the Imaging Knowledge Center Forums
This Forum allows visitors to submit questions and comments that are beyond the scope of any specific tool but that are within the domain addressed by the Imaging Knowledge Center.