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= ITK Version 4 =
= ITK Version 4 =
This work is supported by ARRA funding from the NLM. The [http://visual.nlm.nih.gov/itk/itk2010/agenda.html kick-off meeting] for this project took place from June 28-July 2 2010 in Bethesda. A beta version of the software will be available by the end of March 2011. Bug fixes will continue to be contributed to the ITK version 3 code.  
This work is supported by ARRA funding from the NLM. The [http://visual.nlm.nih.gov/itk/itk2010/agenda.html kick-off meeting] for this project took place from June 28-July 2 2010 in Bethesda. A beta version of the software will be available by the end of March 2011. Bug fixes will continue to be contributed to the ITK version 3 code.  
== Download ==
* [[ITK_Release_4/Download|Download]]


== Release Notes ==
== Release Notes ==
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* Refactor for [[ITK_Release_4/Modularization|Modularity]]
* Refactor for [[ITK_Release_4/Modularization|Modularity]]
** ITKCore, ITKRegistrationModule, and Optional Modules
** ITKCore, ITKRegistrationModule, and Optional Modules
== Testing Crowdsourcing ==
* [[ITK_Release_4/Testing_Crowdsourcing|Testing Crowdsourcing]]


== Improve Software Process ==
== Improve Software Process ==
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* [[ITK_Release_4/UnitTesting|New unit testing framework]] based on [http://code.google.com/p/googletest/ Google Test]
* [[ITK_Release_4/UnitTesting|New unit testing framework]] based on [http://code.google.com/p/googletest/ Google Test]
** Particularly to support module development, testing, and maintenance
** Particularly to support module development, testing, and maintenance


=== Coding Style ===
=== Coding Style ===
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* [[ITK_Release_4/SpatialObjects | Spatial Object Refactoring project page]]
* [[ITK_Release_4/SpatialObjects | Spatial Object Refactoring project page]]


=== Global Code Review ===
=== Global Code Review ===
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* [[GPU_Acceleration_-_V4|GPU Acceleration - V4 (deprecated link)]]
* [[GPU_Acceleration_-_V4|GPU Acceleration - V4 (deprecated link)]]
=== Numerical Libraries ===
* [[ITK_Release_4/Refactor Numerical Libraries|Refactor Numerical Libraries]]


== Release schedules ==
== Release schedules ==


* [[ITK Release 4/ReleaseSchedules/Alpha_6_15_2011|Alpha 6/15/2011]]
* [[ITK Release 4/ReleaseSchedules|Release Schedules]]
* Beta 7/2011


= The Team =
= The Team =

Latest revision as of 10:59, 20 January 2012

ITK Version 4

This work is supported by ARRA funding from the NLM. The kick-off meeting for this project took place from June 28-July 2 2010 in Bethesda. A beta version of the software will be available by the end of March 2011. Bug fixes will continue to be contributed to the ITK version 3 code.

Download

Release Notes

LICENSE Change

Starting with ITKv4-Alpha-01, the ITK toolkit is distributed under the Apache 2.0 License.

More details here:

Revision Control

  • Adopt a modern revision control system

Code Review

Modern C++

  • Take advantage of advances in C++
    • Target popular compilers that are compatible with the C++98 and/or C++03 standard (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/C%2B%2B03#Language_standard).
    • Specifically remove support for Visual Studio prior to 7.1 (e.g., 6 and 7.0), Borland version 5.5, Sun Studio compilers prior to 5.9, IRIX compilers, MWORKS compilers, cygwin 1.5 (newer versions may work, but are not being targeted), and gcc prior to 3.4

Wrapping

  • Improved ITK Wrapping at the class level (WrapITK)
    • Wrapping
    • Particularly for Python 2.x, Python 3, Java and C#

Simplify

Modularize

  • Refactor for Modularity
    • ITKCore, ITKRegistrationModule, and Optional Modules

Testing Crowdsourcing

Improve Software Process

  • Enhanced project management tools and software processes

Data Management

Distributed Testing (cdash@home)

Testing Framework

Coding Style

Revise

FEM

Level Sets

DICOM

  • Improved DICOM support
    • DICOM
    • Including communications with PACS
    • Support Streaming interface
    • Add filter to support Siemens MOSAIC images
    • Information Object Definition verification

Image Registration Framework

Spatial Objects

Global Code Review

Accelerate

GPU


Numerical Libraries

Release schedules

The Team

The Team

Wish List

Wish List

Migration Plan (Developers)

Migration Plan

Migration Guide (for Users)

Users Migration Guide

Software Guide (Update)

Software Guide Update

A2D2 Projects

A2D2 Projects

New Fields

ITKv4 will provide improved support for

Discussion Points

Discussion Points

Outreach

Outreach

New Code Contribution Process

New Code Contribution Process