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Acknowledgements

Special thanks to:

Microscopy Image Browser team would like to acknowledge the User Community of Matlab-Central and the authors whose code was used during MIB development (see below).

**Konstantin Kogan**, University of Helsinki for assistance with Mac OS**Radhakrishna Achanta**, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL) for the mex code for SLIC supervoxels and superpixels**David Legland**, INRA, France for modification of the Region Adjacency Graph (imRAG) function for detection of indices between watershed regions**John Heumann**, The Boulder Laboratory For 3-D Electron Microscopy of Cells for help with Mattomo**Tom Boissonnet**(EMBL) and**Elena Bertseva**(University of Copenhagen) for extensive testing

Microscopy Image Browser team would like to acknowledge the User Community of Matlab-Central and the authors whose code was used during MIB development (see below).

Microscopy Image Browser adapts partially or completely codes from the following sources:

- Inspired by IMAGEVIEWER by Jiro Doke, MathWorks 2010
- Documentation done with MTOC++ - Doxygen filter for Matlab and tools written by Martin Drohmann (Universität Münster) and Daniel Wirtz (Universität Stuttgart), 2011-2013
- Accurate Fast Marching function by Dirk-Jan Kroon, University of Twente, 2011 is utilized in the Membrane Click Tracker tool
- ANISODIFF function written by Peter Kovesi, 2000-2002
- BIO-FORMATS by Melissa Linkert, Curtis Rueden et al. 2002-2013
- BMxD external filters by Kostadin Dabov et al., Tampere University of Technology, Finland 2007-2014 can be used with MIB, when separately installed on the system
- BWDISTSC for 3D Euclidean distance transform for variable data aspect ratio written by Yuriy Mishchenko, Toros University, 2007-2013
- DRAWREGIONBOUNDARIES a function to draw boundaries of labeled regions in an image, written by Peter Kovesi Centre for Exploration Targeting, School of Earth and Environment, The University of Western Australia, 2013
- DRIFTY_SHIFTY_DELUXE written by Joshua D. Sugar, Sandia National Laboratories, Livermore, CA (2014) was used in mib_calcShifts.m function
- EXPORT_FIG function to add measurements to snapshots is written by Oliver Woodford and Yair Altman
- Fast 3D/2D Region Growing (MEX) by Christian Wuerslin, Stanford University, 2013-2015
**Fiji Connect**is using MIJ, a Java package for bi-directional communication and data exchange from Matlab to ImageJ/Fiji, developed by Daniel Sage, Dimiter Prodanov, Jean-Yves Tinevez and Johannes Schindelin, 2012. MIJ is not supplied with Microscopy Image Browser and should be installed using Fiji- FINDJOBJ - find java handles of Matlab graphic objects by Yair Altman, 2007-2013
- FRANGI filter by Marc Schrijver and Dirk-Jan Kroon, University of Twente 2001-2009
- FSTACK extended depth-of-field image from focus sequence using noise-robust selective all-in-focus algorithm by Said Pertuz, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona, Spain 2013
- HistThresh toolbox by Antti Niemistö, Tampere University of Technology, Finland is used for most of the global histogram-based thresholding methods
- Image Edge Enhancing Coherence Filter by Dirk-Jan Kroon & Pascal Getreuer, University of Twente, 2009
- Image Measurement Utility by Jan Neggers, Eindhoven Univeristy of Technology, 2009-2014
- IMCLIPBOARD function by Jiro Doke, MathWorks, 2010 is used in the snapshot tool and import from system clipboard
- IceImarisConnector written by Aaron C. Ponti, ETH Zurich is used for connection to Imaris
- IMGAUSSIAN by Dirk-Jan Kroon, University of Twente, implementation 2009 is used in the 3D Gaussian filter
- MATTOMO is a part of PEET (Particle Estimation for Electron Tomography) package, developed at Boulder Laboratory for 3-D Electron Microscopy of Cells was used for export of models to IMOD format
- MATGEOM, a Matlab geometry toolbox for 2D/3D geometric computing is written David Legland, INRA, France, 2013 is used in some functions
- MAXFLOW/MINCUT algorithm, v2.22 written by Yuri Boykov, University of Western Ontario and Vladimir Kolmogorov, Microsoft research, Cambridge
- MAXFLOW/MINCUT Matlab wrapper is written by Michael Rubinstein, Google
- NUM2CLIP function by Grigor Browning, 2005 is used to copy column items to the system clipboard
- NRRD, Nearly Raw Raster Data format is implemented using Projects:MATLABSlicerExampleModule written by John Melonakos for NRRD reading using TEEM; and a custom function for reading metadata based on NRRD Format File Reader written by Jeff Mather, 2012
- OMERO Matlab bindings (should be downloaded separetly) are used for connection to OMERO servers
- P_JSON, highly portable JSON parser function is written by Nedialko, 2009
- PATCHNORMALS, by Dirk-Jan Kroon, University of Twente, implementation 2009 is used for calculation of normals during export of surfaces to Imaris
- Random Forest Classifier is based on Verena Kaynig implementation with utilization of randomforest-matlab by Abhishek Jaiantilal
- Region Adjacency Graph (RAG) function is written by David Legland, INRA, France, 2013
- REGIONPROPS3 function is written by Chaoyuan Yeh, University of Southern California, 2014
- RENDERTEXT function by Davide Di Gloria, Universita di Genova, 2010 is utilized for addition of text to image
- Rendering with Fiji is based on Hardware accelerated 3D viewer for MATLAB written by Jean-Yves Tinevez, Institut Pasteur, 2011
- Rendering with Matlab is using VIEW3D function written by Torsten Vogel, 1999
- SLIC (Simple Linear Iterative Clustering) written by Radhakrishna Achanta, Appu Shaji, Kevin Smith, Aurelien Lucchi, Pascal Fua, and Sabine Süsstrunk, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland, 2015 was utilized for the superpixels mode of the Brush tool and for the Graphcut segmentation
- STLWRITE by Sven Holcombe, University of Michigan 2008-2015 for saving models using the STL format
- VIEWER3D by Dirk-Jan Kroon, Focal Machine Vision en Optical Systems was used as a basis for the volume rendering of datasets
- XLWRITE: Generate XLS(X) files without Excel on Mac/Linux/Win by Alec de Zegher, NV Bekaert SA 2013
- XLSWRITE mod by Barry Dillon, AON Insurance Brokers 2010
- XML2STRUCT and STRUCT2XML by Wouter Falkena, Delft University of Technology, 2010

Color palettes are generated with help of

- Yasuyo G. Ichihara, Masataka Okabe, Koichi Iga, Yosuke Tanaka, Kohei Musha, Kei Ito. Color Universal Design - The selection of four easily distinguishahle colors for all color vision types. Proc Spie 6807 (2008)
- Cynthia Brewer, Mark Harrower, Ben Sheesley, Andy Woodruff, David Heyman. ColorBrewer 2.0
- Sasha Trubetskoy, List of 20 Simple, Distinct Colors

Icons

- Some icons used in MIB were provided by Icons8.com, license information

Functions used in previous releases of MIB

- DIPLIB is a platform independent scientific image processing library written in C developed by Quantitative Imaging Group at the Faculty of Applied Sciences, Delft University of Technology. When installed, Microscopy Image Browser can use several additional methods for anisotropic diffusion filtering available from DipLib (used in MIB 0.x and 1.x)
- EXTREMA functions by Carlos Adrian Vargas Aguilera, Universidad de Guadalajara, 2006-2007 (used in MIB 0.x and 1.x)
- Fast/Robust Template Matching (2009-2011) by Dirk-Jan Kroon, University of Twente was used for alignment of datasets in MIB version 1.22 and earlier
- Local normalization by Guanglei Xiong (xgl99 @ mails.tsinghua.edu.cn) at Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, 2005 (used in MIB 0.x and 1.x)