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Introduction and Acknowledgements

This work is part of the National Alliance for Medical Image Computing (NA-MIC), funded by the National Institutes of Health through the NIH Roadmap for Medical Research, Grant U54 EB005149. Information on NA-MIC can be obtained from the NA-MIC website.
Author: Nicole Aucoin, SPL
Contact: Nicole Aucoin, <email>nicole@bwh.harvard.edu</email>

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Module Description

Cast a volume to a given data type. Use at your own risk when casting an input volume into a lower precision type! Allows casting to the same type as the input volume.

Use Cases

Most frequently used for these scenarios:

  • Use Case 1: when an algorithm requires a specific data type for an input volume.

Examples of the module in use:

  • Example 1: Cast a volume when it's not in the correct data type to be taken as input to the EM Segmentation pipeline.



Panels and their use

  • IO: Input/output parameters
    • Input Volume (InputVolume): Input volume, the volume to cast.
    • Output Volume (OutputVolume): Output volume, cast to the new type.
  • Filter Settings:
    • Output Type: (Type): Type for the new output volume.

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