Automatic Non-rigid Histological Image Registration (ANHIR) challenge

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#1

Dear colleague,

We invite everybody interested in image registration methods to participate in the new Automatic Non-rigid Histological Image Registration (ANHIR) challenge to be held at the ISBI 2019 conference in Venice in April 2019. The task consists of registering multi-stain histology images.

https://anhir.grand-challenge.org

Looking forward to your possible participation,
Jiří Borovec (@Borda) & Arrate Munoz-Barrutia & Jan Kybic (@Jan_Kybic) & Ignacio Arganda (@iarganda)


#2

If you consider participating, please register if you have not done it already and join the challenge at your earliest convenience. This will allow us for better planning. Joining is also a prerequisite for downloading the data.

A large number of images are now available for download. We have updated our download instructions.

Let us remind you that we will have a challenge workshop at the ISBI conference where the winners will be announced and the best methods presented. We would also like to write a journal article with the challenge results.


#4

A subset of the test landmarks is now available for download. This is a preliminary test set which will differ in the number of landmarks and slightly in the position of the final test landmarks.

To download the set follow the instructions Download.
Note that while this not the final version of the landmarks, it should enable you to verify that the submission is correctly generated and give you an indication about your registration method performance.

You can create your submission after logging in the challenge page - submission. The sample submission generated from the BIRL framework is listed on the download page.

Let us remind you that we will have a challenge workshop at the ISBI conference (https://biomedicalimaging.org/2019) where the winners will be announced and the best methods presented. To complete your challenge submission all participant are asked to write a short paper/report, described in Winning criteria, see Evaluation. We also aim to write a journal article with the challenge results.

If you consider participating, please join the challenge at your earliest convenience. You need to create an account at grand-challenge.org if you have not done yet.

Do not hesitate to ask if you have any questions or comments.


#5

We would like to inform you that the Automatic Non-rigid Histological Image Registration (ANHIR, https://anhir.grand-challenge.org) challenge is entering its last stage. We are now releasing a complete set of landmarks.

The landmarks are now available for download, please follow our instructions (https://anhir.grand-challenge.org/Download). Your results with these landmarks will be used for the final evaluation and ranking. This set of landmarks replaces all previous versions which cannot be used for the final submission.

Please log in to the challenge page - https://anhir.grand-challenge.org/evaluation/submissions/create - and create your submission. The challenge deadline is on the 31st of March.

Let us remind you that we will have a workshop at the ISBI conference (https://biomedicalimaging.org/2019) where the winners of this challenge will be announced and the best methods presented. If you would like to present your method at the workshop, please submit its short description as soon as possible but by the 2nd of April at the latest. The sooner you submit, the sooner we will be able to confirm your invitation to present at the workshop. See https://anhir.grand-challenge.org/Evaluation for instructions.

Let us also remind you that we would also like to write a journal article with the challenge results.