Calculate the mean response function from a set of text files
responsemean inputs output [ options ]
- inputs: The input response functions
- output: The output mean response function
Example usage: responsemean input_response1.txt input_response2.txt input_response3.txt … output_average_response.txt
All response function files provided must contain the same number of unique b-values (lines), as well as the same number of coefficients per line.
As long as the number of unique b-values is identical across all input files, the coefficients will be averaged. This is performed on the assumption that the actual acquired b-values are identical. This is however impossible for the responsemean command to determine based on the data provided; it is therefore up to the user to ensure that this requirement is satisfied.
- -legacy Use the legacy behaviour of former command ‘average_response’: average response function coefficients directly, without compensating for global magnitude differences between input files
Additional standard options for Python scripts¶
- -nocleanup do not delete intermediate files during script execution, and do not delete scratch directory at script completion.
- -scratch /path/to/scratch/ manually specify the path in which to generate the scratch directory.
- -continue <ScratchDir> <LastFile> continue the script from a previous execution; must provide the scratch directory path, and the name of the last successfully-generated file.
- -info display information messages.
- -quiet do not display information messages or progress status. Alternatively, this can be achieved by setting the MRTRIX_QUIET environment variable to a non-empty string.
- -debug display debugging messages.
- -force force overwrite of output files.
- -nthreads number use this number of threads in multi-threaded applications (set to 0 to disable multi-threading).
- -config key value (multiple uses permitted) temporarily set the value of an MRtrix config file entry.
- -help display this information page and exit.
- -version display version information and exit.
Tournier, J.-D.; Smith, R. E.; Raffelt, D.; Tabbara, R.; Dhollander, T.; Pietsch, M.; Christiaens, D.; Jeurissen, B.; Yeh, C.-H. & Connelly, A. MRtrix3: A fast, flexible and open software framework for medical image processing and visualisation. NeuroImage, 2019, 202, 116137
Author: Robert E. Smith (email@example.com) and David Raffelt (firstname.lastname@example.org)
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