MARVIN: a medical research application framework based on open source software

Rudolph, Tobias; Puls, Marc; Anderegg, Christoph; Ebert, Lars; Broehan, Martina; Rudin, Adrian; Kowal, Jens (2008). MARVIN: a medical research application framework based on open source software. Computer methods and programs in biomedicine, 91(2), pp. 165-74. Amsterdam: Elsevier 10.1016/j.cmpb.2008.04.007

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This paper describes the open source framework MARVIN for rapid application development in the field of biomedical and clinical research. MARVIN applications consist of modules that can be plugged together in order to provide the functionality required for a specific experimental scenario. Application modules work on a common patient database that is used to store and organize medical data as well as derived data. MARVIN provides a flexible input/output system with support for many file formats including DICOM, various 2D image formats and surface mesh data. Furthermore, it implements an advanced visualization system and interfaces to a wide range of 3D tracking hardware. Since it uses only highly portable libraries, MARVIN applications run on Unix/Linux, Mac OS X and Microsoft Windows.

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Rudolph, Tobias, Puls, Marc, Ebert, Lars Christian, Bröhan, Anna Martina, Rudin, Adrian, Kowal, Horst Jens










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