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Re: Preliminary Comments on ADNI - LONI

From: Matt Williams <matthew.williams@cancer.org.uk>
Date: Mon, 15 Oct 2007 09:27:48 +0100
Message-ID: <47132484.7060405@cancer.org.uk>
To: Alan Ruttenberg <alanruttenberg@gmail.com>
CC: public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org

No, I didn't - chasing down images themselves seems prohibitive at this 
time, given constraints.

I would agree with your reading of the terms of use.

Matt

Alan Ruttenberg wrote:
> Did you go through the application for access to get this information? 
> Looks like the terms of use would prohibit our publishing any of the 
> content in a demo. Is that your read too?
> -Alan
> 
> On Oct 5, 2007, at 4:22 AM, Matt Williams wrote:
> 
>>
>> Dear All,
>>
>> This is to try an sketch the outlines of the data that seem to be 
>> available in ADNI/ LONI, and so solict requests for additional info.
>>
>> The Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative (ADNI) maintains an 
>> image database (LONI) of imaging of patients, phantoms and volunteers.
>>
>> Image types include MRI, fMRI, SPECT, PET, CT and MRA. Some types 
>> appear to have no instances (e.g. fMRI, CT, SPECT).
>>
>> Each individual is described by an ID number, a type of subject 
>> (Patient/ Volunteer/ Phantom), Sex, Age (as a decimal e.g. 87.4) and 
>> Weight.
>>
>> However, the age of a patient can change; this is presumably to allow 
>> for different scans at different times
>>
>> Images are described according to type of imaging; Each subject 
>> (typically) has multiple images. Some choices are given below.
>>
>> MRI:
>> Weighting (T1, T2)
>> Thickness (in mm)
>> Acquisition Plane (Axial, Coronal, Sagittal)
>> Field Strength (1 - 6)
>> Coil (8HRBRAIN, BODY, etc.)
>>
>> PET:
>> Frames
>> Manufacturer (Philips, GE, etc.)
>>
>>
>> There is then the facility to download images to view (although you 
>> need more permission than I have to do this).
>>
>> Please let me know if this helps fill in some of the details, and what 
>> else you would like to know.
>>
>> Matt
>>
>>
>>
>> --http://acl.icnet.uk/~mw
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>> +44 (0)7834 899570
>>
> 

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