This is a work in progress, agenda items subject to change.
Look at the bottom of the page for notes and updates.
XNAT is an open source imaging informatics platform developed by the Neuroinformatics Research Group at Washington University in St. Louis. This two-day workshop provides:
- An introduction to XNAT's functions, including new features and capabilities in the latest 1.6 release
- Demonstrations of XNAT set-up, configuration, and customization
- Walk-throughs of the primary tasks in XNAT, such as data uploading, image QC, and configuring projects for discrete and longitudinal studies
- Advanced technical presentations for data mining, analysis, and reporting, scripting and automation, and so on
- Q&A sessions with principal developers and power users of the XNAT system
Our days will break out like this:
|Thursday 9 - 10||Introduction to XNAT|
This will be a basic introduction to XNAT's capabilities and requirements, as well as some discussion about the topics that will be covered in the remainder of the workshop sessions.
|Thursday 10-12||Virtual Machine Setup & Walkthrough|
This will provide some time for you to get a virtual machine installed and running. We will also perform some basic tasks:
|Lunch will be provided on-site by INCF.|
|Thursday 1-3||XNAT Configuration and Administration|
This session get you started working with XNAT and familiar with the most common procedures and tasks:
|Thursday 3-5||Pipelines, Data Transfer, and Reconstructions|
The core function of XNAT is the archiving and analysis of medical imaging data. This session will demonstrate:
|Friday 9-12||Extending and Customizing XNAT|
XNAT provides a number of different means by which you can add or tailor existing functionality to support your unique research requirements:
|Lunch will be provided on-site by INCF. Dan Marcus will also present the features and changes in the upcoming XNAT 2.0 release.|
|Friday 1-5||Open Agenda|
Possible topics include:
Notes, Updates and Addenda
The DicomEdit documentation is not currently available on the XNAT documentation wiki, but is available on another XNAT site.
Fixing the XNAT Munich Workshop Virtual Machine
Here's how to get the DicomToNifti pipeline to work:
- In the browser, log into XNAT (http://localhost:8080/xnat, admin/admin).
- Click Administer->Configuration.
- Click the File System tab
- Change the pipeline path (at the bottom of the tab) to /opt/xnat/pipeline.
- Click Save.
- Open a terminal window.
Type the command:
sudo apt-get install mricron