Call for Papers: Special Issue in JSS for "Magnetic Resonance Imaging in R"

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We hereby call for the submission of original papers for a Special Issue of the Journal of Statistical Software (JSS –

Magnetic Resonance Imaging in R

planned for Summer 2011. The deadline for submission is October 31, 2010.

All MRI modalities are welcome, for example, structural MRI, functional MRI, diffusion tensor or diffusion-weighted imaging, perfusion MRI, pharmacological MRI, and others. Topics of interested include, but are not limited to,

  •  New analysis techniques for MRI data and their implementation.
  •  The implementation of established MRI analysis techniques.
  •  The incorporation of third-party open-source medical imaging software with R.
  •  Data management.
  •  (Semi-)Automated techniques for quality control.
  •  Visualization of medical imaging data and/or modelling results.

All papers will be subjected to the peer-review process, and must comply with the Guide for Authors; see for more details. Please address any comments or inquiries as well as submission of papers to one of the guest editors below.


Brandon Whitcher and Karsten Tabelow

Guest editors:

Brandon Whitcher
GlaxoSmithKline Clinical Imaging Centre
Hammersmith Hospital, Imperial College
London, United Kingdom
email: [email protected]

Karsten Tabelow
Weierstrass Institute for Applied Analysis and Stochastics
Berlin, Germany
email: [email protected]

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