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* Adopt a modern revision control system
 
* Adopt a modern revision control system
** Move from cvs to git for distributed source code management
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** Move from cvs to [[ITK/Git|git for distributed source code management]]
 
* Take advantage of advances in 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).   
 
** 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).   

Revision as of 14:30, 13 August 2010

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.

  • Adopt a modern revision control system
  • 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, and gcc prior to 3.4
  • Improved ITK Wrapping
  • Addition of Simple ITK Layer
    • A matlab-like interface to ITK
  • Refactor for Modularity
    • ITKCore, ITKRegistrationModule, and Optional Modules
  • Enhanced project management tools and software processes
    • Particularly to support module development, testing, and maintenance
  • Refactoring itk::FEM framework - V4
  • Refactoring Level-Set framework - V4
  • Improved DICOM support
    • DICOM
    • Including communications with PACS
    • Support Streaming interface
    • Add filter to support Siemens MOSAIC images
    • Information Object Definition verification
  • Add streaming for GPU-based data/methods
    • With support for distributed computing in the future
  • Enhanced image registration framework

Wish List

Wish List

Migration Plan

Migration Plan

A2D2 Projects

A2D2 Projects

New Fields

ITKv4 will provide improved support for


Discussion Points

Discussion Points