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SPIDER-em (Electron microscopy software) SPIDER and Web Distributions

Joachim Frank and many others over 40 years

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  "publisher": "Zenodo", 
  "DOI": "10.5281/zenodo.1447157", 
  "language": "eng", 
  "title": "SPIDER-em (Electron microscopy software) SPIDER and Web Distributions", 
  "issued": {
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  "abstract": "<p><strong>SPIDER</strong> (<strong>S</strong>ystem for <strong>P</strong>rocessing <strong>I</strong>mage <strong>D</strong>ata from <strong>E</strong>lectron microscopy and <strong>R</strong>elated fields) is an image processing system for electron microscopy.</p>\n\n<ul>\n\t<li>Emphasis on:\n\t<ul>\n\t\t<li><a href=\"\">Toolkit for algorithm development</a></li>\n\t\t<li><a href=\"\">Averaging of single particle</a> macromolecules</li>\n\t\t<li><a href=\"\">3D reconstruction </a></li>\n\t\t<li><a href=\"\">Multivariate data analysis</a></li>\n\t\t<li><a href=\"\">Object segmentation from volumes</a></li>\n\t\t<li><a href=\"\">Electron tomography</a>.</li>\n\t</ul>\n\t</li>\n\t<li>Features:\n\t<ul>\n\t\t<li>Interactive command line interface.</li>\n\t\t<li>Hierarchical modular design for scripting.</li>\n\t\t<li>Graphical User Interface, <a href=\"\">Web</a>, for visualizing and interacting with images.</li>\n\t\t<li><a href=\"\">File format</a> interchangeable with other scientific imaging softwares.</li>\n\t\t<li>Extensive <a href=\"\">documentation</a> of <a href=\"\">operations</a> and <a href=\"\">techniques</a>.</li>\n\t\t<li>Includes <a href=\"\">executables and source code</a> for use on Linux.</li>\n\t\t<li>&nbsp;</li>\n\t</ul>\n\t</li>\n\t<li>History:\n\t<ul>\n\t\t<li>Originated in <a href=\"\">1978</a> at the <a href=\"\">Wadsworth Center</a> in Albany, NY by <a href=\"\">Joachim Frank</a> who shared the 2017 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his pioneering cryo-em research done at the Wadsworth Center in Albany.</li>\n\t\t<li>&nbsp;</li>\n\t\t<li>Contributors (in chronological order): J. Frank, B. Shimkin, H. Dowse, L. Miranda, C. Mannella, J. P. Bretaudiere, M. V. Heel, A. Verschoor, M. Radermacher, A. Leith, J. M. Carazo, P. Penczek, L. Odesanya, S. Sibal, Y. H. Li, M. Ladjadj, Y. Chen, K. R. Lata, J. Zhu, W. P. Liu, B. Rath, C. Yang, B. Baxter, R. Hegerl, A. Frangakis, L. Joyeux, Z. Huang, R. J. Renka, T. Shaikh, J. Sengupta, J. LeBarron, N. Boisset, H. Gao, G. Kishchenko, J. M. Kennedy.</li>\n\t\t<li>&nbsp;</li>\n\t\t<li>Maintained since 2007 by: ArDean Leith &amp; Tanvir Shaikh. During these 11 years they added numerous operations, procedures, parallelizations, and over 500 pages of documentation.&nbsp; There have been no significant contributors other than Leith, Shaikh, Kischenko, and Kennedy since 2007.</li>\n\t</ul>\n\t</li>\n</ul>", 
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      "family": "Joachim Frank and many others over 40 years"
  "version": "24.08 (2018),   15.11 ( 2008),  &   5.0 (1998) .   Older   releases included for historical interest.", 
  "type": "article", 
  "id": "1447157"
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