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By J.J. Capowski

ISBN-10: 1468456911

ISBN-13: 9781468456912

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This e-book is the tale of the wedding of a brand new techl}ology, desktops, with an previous challenge, the examine of neuroanatomical buildings utilizing the sunshine microscope. it truly is aimed at you, the neuroanatomist, who beforehand have used desktops basically for observe processing yet now desire to use them additionally to gather and learn your laboratory information. Mter examining the ebook, you'll be larger outfitted to exploit a working laptop or computer process for info assortment and research, to hire a programmer who may possibly improve a procedure for you, or to judge the platforms to be had available on the market. to begin towards this target, a word list first provides widely used phrases in desktop­ assisted neuroanatomy. This, by itself, will assist you because it merges the jargon of the 2 diverse fields. Then, bankruptcy 1 offers a old assessment to explain the handbook projects all in favour of featuring and measuring anatomic buildings. This overview lays a final analysis of the projects that have been performed ahead of desktops and the quantity of ability and time had to practice the projects. In Chapters 2 and three, you'll find simple information regarding laboratory pcs and courses to the intensity required that you can use the machines simply and speak with a few fluency to desktop engineers, programmers, and salesmen. Chapters four, five, and six current using pcs to reconstruct anatomic buildings, i.e., to go into them right into a desktop reminiscence, the place they're later displayed and analyzed.

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RS-330 A standard format for transmitting monochrome video information in a closed-circuit television system. It has slight detailed improvements over the RS-170 format. SIN See Signal-to-Noise Ratio; also Serial Number. Scan Line The movement of an electron beam horizontally across the face of a CRT. S. -sec. Scanning Stage A flat, movable platform, frequently used on a microscope, and driven by DC 19 GLOSSARY motors. It may be moved at high speeds to scan large areas of a specimen. Contrast to Stepping Stage.

Turnkey System A system, composed of a computer, peripheral devices, software, and documentation, that is ready to use without any programming. The term stems from automobiles that are completely ready for someone to drive-all the buyer has to do is turn the key to start it. Underscan In a TV monitor, the process of reducing the raster size so that the entire raster, including its edges, may be seen on the screen. It is useful for adjusting the monitor accurately. Upward Compatibility The characteristic in computer software that data written by one version of a program can be used by a later version.

1-11), still has the disadvantage that it must be measured manually. Thus, for characterizing a neuron model or comparing it to another model, a more sophisticated form of statistical summarization is needed. 7. EARLY ATTEMPTS AT STATISTICAL SUMMARIES In his 1956 book, The Organization of the Cerebral Cortex, Donald A. Sholl ftrst presented statistical summaries designed to characterize the structure of neurons. He did manual drawings of neurons and made measurements from the drawings for use in his graphs.

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