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Module Name

Gaussian Blur Module and Gaussian Blur BatchMake Module:

Gaussian Blur GUI
Gaussian Blur BatchMake GUI
3 images
Gaussian blur filter has been applied with a sigma varying from 1 to 10

General Information

Module Type & Category

Type: CLI

Category: Filtering

Authors, Collaborators & Contact

  • Author: Stephen Aylward
  • Contact: stephen.aylward at

Module Description

This Module is the BatchMake version of Gaussian Blur module. It convolves an image with a Gaussian kernel wherein the Gaussian has a standard deviation specified by the user (GUI field "sigma") and the kernel width in each dimension is 6 times the standard deviation of the Gaussian.


Input volume = <grayscale image>
Output volume = <new image>
Sigma = <std dev of gaussian for convolution>

Examples, Use Cases & Tutorials

  • Use to reduce noise

Quick Tour of Features and Use

  • Set the sigma value to control the amount of blur. Larger sigma = more blur.



Gaussian Blur module

Known bugs

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Usability issues

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Source code & documentation

Source Code: GaussianBlurBatchMakeModule.cxx

XML Description: GaussianBlurBatchMakeModule.xml


More Information


This work is part of the National Alliance for Medical Image Computing (NAMIC), funded by the National Institutes of Health through the NIH Roadmap for Medical Research, Grant U54 EB005149. Information on the National Centers for Biomedical Computing can be obtained from National Centers for Biomedical Computing.