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Merging all the biomedical image processing power of ITK with Matlab

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MSc in Computer Science

Abstract

The Insight Toolkit (ITK), a C++ library, is the most advanced software base for biomedical image processing. Our group has produced a basic working prototype of a software interface to run ITK image filters from Matlab [1], the biomedical engineer's platform of choice.

We are looking for a student who, as a minimum, integrates ~155 existing image filters into this interface to make them available for biomedical research. This is more or less straightforward by hand. The challenge for an exceptional student would be to make a parser to automatically link ITK filters to Matlab.

[1] http://code.google.com/p/gerardus/source/browse/trunk/matlab/?r=1082#matlab%2FItkToolbox