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Chu, Vincent, Hamarneh, Ghassan
Simon Fraser University
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Published in The Insight Journal - 2005 August - December.
Submitted by Vincent Chu on 2005-12-29T06:10:32Z.

To facilitate the analysis of medical image data in research environment, MATITK is developed to allow ITK algorithms to be called in MATLAB. ITK is a powerful open-source image analysis toolkit, but it requires the knowledge of C++ to use it. With the help of MATITK, researchers familiar with MATLAB can harness the power of ITK without learning C++ and worrying about low-level programming issues. A common set of C++ classes have also been produced to allow future ITK methods to be added to MATITK therefore callable in MATLAB without the bothersome translation between MATLAB and ITK.