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J Cogn Neurosci. 2000 Sep;12(5):739-52.

Visualization and measurement of the cortical surface.

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Psychology Department, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA. wandell@stanford.edu

Abstract

Much of the human cortical surface is obscured from view by the complex pattern of folds, making the spatial relationship between different surface locations hard to interpret. Methods for viewing large portions of the brain's surface in a single flattened representation are described. The flattened representation preserves several key spatial relationships between regions on the cortical surface. The principles used in the implementations and evaluations of these implementations using artificial test surfaces are provided. Results of applying the methods to structural magnetic resonance measurements of the human brain are also shown. The implementation details are available in the source code, which is freely available on the Internet.

PMID:
11054917
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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