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How to Create a Population Average
What is a Population Average?A population average merges together several individual specimens to form a consensus of the group being...
What is a DCM file?
The DCM file extension is used for DICOM which stands for Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine. This is the...
What happened to IDAV Landmark Editor?
Unfortunately, the IDAV Landmark Editor software is no longer maintained by UC Davis and the software download is no longer...
How to convert, reduce, and load micro CT scans
Checkpoint can help you convert those large micro CT scans into files that are more manageable. The following explains how...
Population Average Methodology
The following steps are used to create a population average from a set of input specimen based on 3D volumetric...
Resource List for Geometric Morphometrics Analysis
Geometric morphometrics provides invaluable information in the areas of physical anthropology and medical research. By comparing differences in 3D anatomic...
From IDAV Landmark Editor to Checkpoint
While a post-doc at UC Davis, I led the software development effort for the IDAV Landmark Editor in conjunction with...
Shape Analysis: Generalized Procrustes Analysis
The procrustes superimposition method calculates the procrustes average specimen, which removes scale from the specimens. The following covers the options...
Isosurfacing
What is isosurfacing?Isosurfacing is a visualization technique for extracting a surface from 3D volumetric data, such as a CT or...
How to Measure Joint Congruency
What is joint congruence?Joint congruence is the measurement of two opposing joint surfaces as they relate to one another considering...