image analysis

Kevin Gould k.gould at AUCKLAND.AC.NZ
Tue Nov 7 00:38:30 EST 1995

I am curious to know what image analysis packages other workers use in conjunction with Macintosh 

My students and I regularly require the dimensions of cells and tissues from sections of fruit and leaves.  
We also study  leaf shape, asking such questions as "what proportion of a leaf area is variegated".  The 
package we have been using is  the public domain freeware 'Image 1.57'.  This works, but for our 
purposes it is often clumsy; images requre considerable editing, for example, before the package can 
identify discrete cells to tell us their cross sectional area.

*   Dr. Kevin S.Gould	                                         *
*   School of Biological Sciences                          *
*   University of Auckland                                    *
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