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Re: Preliminary Comments on ADNI - LONI

From: Alan Ruttenberg <alanruttenberg@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 15 Oct 2007 06:59:56 -0400
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Cc: public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org
To: Matt Williams <matthew.williams@cancer.org.uk>

Ok. From which document did you get the information about the  
particulars of the schema you mention?
-Alan

On Oct 15, 2007, at 4:27 AM, Matt Williams wrote:

> 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
>>> http://adhominem.blogsome.com/
>>> +44 (0)7834 899570
>>>
>
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