[Insight-users] simultaneous access to a large number of images.

Dan Mueller dan.muel at gmail.com
Fri Sep 12 08:51:58 EDT 2008

Hi Luke,

You may want to investigate ITK's streaming capabilities:


Hope this helps get you started.

Regards, Dan

2008/9/12 Luke Bloy <luke.bloy at gmail.com>:
> Hi,
> I'm beginning to plan an application which will need to access voxel data
> from a large number of image volumes (>50).
> What I would like to do is to use an iterator to step through all of the
> images and perform my computation at each voxel. However i imagine that I
> will quickly run into problems with available memory. Since all of my images
> will be saved on disk, i'm wondering if there is a way to have the
> fileReader or the image not load the entire image into memory? obviously
> i'll pay a bit of a performance hit with all the file io but it seems to be
> the best option assuming it exists.
> I would also be open to any other suggestions that might work.
> Thanks,
> Luke
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