labelconvert

Synopsis

Convert a connectome node image from one lookup table to another

Usage

labelconvert [ options ]  path_in lut_in lut_out image_out
  • path_in: the input image
  • lut_in: the connectome lookup table corresponding to the input image
  • lut_out: the target connectome lookup table for the output image
  • image_out: the output image

Description

Typical usage is to convert a parcellation image provided by some other software, based on the lookup table provided by that software, to conform to a new lookup table, particularly one where the node indices increment from 1, in preparation for connectome construction; examples of such target lookup table files are provided in share//mrtrix3//labelconvert//, but can be created by the user to provide the desired node set // ordering // colours.

Example usages

  • Convert a Desikan-Killiany parcellation image as provided by FreeSurfer to have nodes incrementing from 1:

    $ labelconvert aparc+aseg.mgz FreeSurferColorLUT.txt mrtrix3//share//mrtrix3//labelconvert//fs_default.txt nodes.mif
    

    Paths to the files in the example above would need to be revised according to their locations on the user’s system.

Options

  • -spine image provide a manually-defined segmentation of the base of the spine where the streamlines terminate, so that this can become a node in the connection matrix.

Standard options

  • -info display information messages.
  • -quiet do not display information messages or progress status; alternatively, this can be achieved by setting the MRTRIX_QUIET environment variable to a non-empty string.
  • -debug display debugging messages.
  • -force force overwrite of output files (caution: using the same file as input and output might cause unexpected behaviour).
  • -nthreads number use this number of threads in multi-threaded applications (set to 0 to disable multi-threading).
  • -config key value (multiple uses permitted) temporarily set the value of an MRtrix config file entry.
  • -help display this information page and exit.
  • -version display version information and exit.

Author: Robert E. Smith (robert.smith@florey.edu.au)

Copyright: Copyright (c) 2008-2019 the MRtrix3 contributors.

This Source Code Form is subject to the terms of the Mozilla Public License, v. 2.0. If a copy of the MPL was not distributed with this file, You can obtain one at http://mozilla.org/MPL/2.0/.

Covered Software is provided under this License on an “as is” basis, without warranty of any kind, either expressed, implied, or statutory, including, without limitation, warranties that the Covered Software is free of defects, merchantable, fit for a particular purpose or non-infringing. See the Mozilla Public License v. 2.0 for more details.

For more details, see http://www.mrtrix.org/.