A small library that can be used to extract metadata from large collections of research MR imaging data sets.
Support is also provided to insert the metadata into a Wisconsin ADRC Imaging Core compatible database. Several command line utilities are provided as well as a minimal API that is useful for building ruby on rails rake tasks.
You will most likely be interested in either:
A simple utility for importing imaging data collected during one visit into the WADRC Data Tools web application. Data from a visit is contained in one big directory that may have many subdirectories. Each individual imaging scan may be composed of an entire directory of dicom files or one single p-file. This utility scans through all of the image data sets and retrieved meta-data about the scans from their header information.
import_visit.rb /path/to/raw/mri/data study.codename /path/to/db/db.sqlite3
import_visit.rb <raw_data_directory> <scan_procedure_codename> <database_file> For help use: import_visit.rb -h
-h, --help Displays help message -v, --visit Visit raw data directory, absolute path -p, --scan_procedure scan_procedure codename, e.g. johnson.alz.visit1 -d, --database Database file into which information will imported
K.J. Kosmatka, firstname.lastname@example.org
Copyright (c) 2009 WADRC Imaging Core.
see the doc directory