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Introduction and Acknowledgements

Authors: Guillaume Pernelle
Contributors: Guillaume Pernelle Contact: Guillaume Pernelle, <email></email>
License: Slicer license

Extension Description

This modules performs a circles detection by implementing the itk class developed by The GoFigure Dev. Team. at Megason Lab, Systems biology, Harvard Medical school, 2009


Use Cases

Phantom Study


No tutorial

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Information for Developers

This is a CLI module. The output is written into a file situated in the same place as where the module is executed. This file can be read back into slicer, see an example of a python script here: python script using json A radius information is also available, please uncomment this part of the code to access it: Radius output