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Montreal Neurological Institute Automated Linear Registration Package

Copyright (C) 1993-1998 Louis Collins and Greg Ward, McConnell Brain Imaging Centre, Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University. Permission to use, copy, modify, and distribute this software and its documentation for any purpose and without fee is hereby granted, provided that the above copyright notice appear in all copies. The authors and McGill University make no representations about the suitability of this software for any purpose. It is provided "as is" without express or implied warranty. The authors are not responsible for any data loss, equipment damage, property loss, or injury to subjects or patients resulting from the use or misuse of this software package. The results of any MNI_ANIMAL registration should always be carefully checked by visual inspection in all three spatial dimensions. MNI_ANIMAL registrations should never be used in a setting where an incorrect result could injure a patient or subject or lead to an incorrect diagnosis. This package is provided for research use only.

We make no warranty that this package is free of conceptual or programming errors. The fact that this package has been provided to you does not imply or assure any additional support beyond what is provided in this document. Likewise, it does not guarantee that you will be notified of any programming errors that are discovered or that you will be provided with future updated versions of the software. The authors disclaim all liability for direct or indirect damages resulting from your use of Montreal Neurological Institute Automated NonLinear Registration Package.

We would appreciate that at least the following articles be referenced to describe the registration method in all publications of data analyzed using the MNI_ANIMAL package:

DL Collins, P Neelin, TM Peters and AC Evans, Automatic 3D Inter-Subject Registration of MR Volumetric Data in Standardized Talairach Space, Journal of Computer Assisted Tomography, 18(2) p192-205, 1994 (for linear registration)

DL Collins, CJ Holmes, TM Peters, and AC Evans, Automatic 3D model-based neuro-anatomical segmentation, Human Brain Mapping, vol. 3, no. 3, pp. 190-208, 1995 (for non-linear registration)

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