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Ticket #17 (closed feature: fixed)

Opened 2010-02-17T14:57:55-06:00

Last modified 2012-03-05T14:47:12-06:00

Support for N-dimensional image data

Reported by: curtis Owned by: aivar
Priority: major Milestone: imagej2-b1-initial
Component: Data Model Version:
Severity: non-issue Keywords:
Cc: Blocked By: #18, #251, #308, #322


The current version of ImageJ is aware of five dimensions: X, Y, Z, time and channel. We would like for ImageJ to provide N-dimensional data modeling, to accommodate additional dimensions; e.g.:

  • multiple types of channels simultaneously (e.g., emission wavelengths vs. excitation wavelengths)
  • lifetime decay histograms
  • cell polarization state (binary)
  • screen/plate/well organization for high-content screening
  • multi-field datasets

It should be possible to represent such data within imglib, but it would be nice to have at least one concrete example in code demonstrating how this should work.

Change History

comment:1 Changed 2011-02-16T13:08:08-06:00 by curtis

  • Status changed from new to closed
  • Resolution set to fixed

ImgLib is N-dimensional. The updated ImgLib2 design will incorporate dimensional axis labels and units, to differentiate between dimensions.

comment:2 Changed 2012-02-23T11:21:27-06:00 by curtis

  • Type changed from task to story

comment:3 Changed 2012-02-24T12:59:52-06:00 by curtis

  • Blocked By 18 added

comment:3 Changed 2012-02-24T14:39:08-06:00 by curtis

  • Summary changed from Verify N-dimensional data can be modeled to Support for N-dimensional image data

comment:4 Changed 2012-02-24T14:39:26-06:00 by curtis

  • Component changed from imglib to ij-data-model

comment:5 Changed 2012-02-24T14:39:40-06:00 by curtis

  • Blocked By 251 added

comment:6 Changed 2012-02-24T16:05:54-06:00 by curtis

  • Blocked By 308 added

comment:7 Changed 2012-02-24T16:10:06-06:00 by curtis

  • Blocked By 322 added

comment:8 Changed 2012-03-05T14:47:12-06:00 by curtis

  • Milestone changed from progress-report to imagej-2.0-beta1