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Coordinates and Dimensions

MINC 2.0 associates the dimensions of a medical image with mnemonic textual names, such as ``xspace'' or ``time''. This association serves both to clarify the interpretation of each dimension and to specify the relationships among variables that share the same coordinate space. The length of a dimension is defined when the file is created, and cannot be changed once the file has been written to the storage medium.


Robert VINCENT 2005-05-10