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IIG: Introduction to SPM

Topics: Introduction to SPM

Location: Ogura Lecture Hall (9th floor of the McMillan Building)


  • Make sure all data from ds000102 are downloaded and unzipped

  • Make sure you can start SPM and load in an image to look at

  • Practice basic command line operations (man, cd, pwd, ls, rm)

  • Visually inspect all T1 images in dataset

  • Advanced homework: read in a T1 image using Matlab and plot a histogram of the values

Helpful Readings:

Ashburner J (2012) SPM: A history. NeuroImage 62:791-800.

Mechelli A, Price CJ, Friston KJ, Ashburner J (2005) Voxel-based morphometry of the human brain: Methods and applications. Current Medical Imaging Reviews 1:105-113.

Earlier Event: September 5
IIG: Overview
Later Event: September 19
IIG: Tissue Class Segmentation