Package brainR details

Helper Functions to 'misc3d' and 'rgl' Packages for Brain Imaging

This includes functions for creating 3D and 4D images using 'WebGL', 'rgl', and 'JavaScript' commands. This package relies on the X toolkit ('XTK', ).

Maintainer: John Muschelli < muschellij2 at >


From within R, enter citation('brainR')

Muschelli J, Sweeney E, Crainiceanu C (2014). "brainR: interactive 3
and 4D images of high resolution neuroimage data." _The R journal_,
*6*(1), 41.

A BibTeX entry for LaTeX users is

title = {{brainR}: interactive 3 and 4D images of high resolution neuroimage data},
author = {John Muschelli and Elizabeth Sweeney and Ciprian Crainiceanu},
journal = {The {R} journal},
volume = {6},
number = {1},
pages = {41},
year = {2014},
publisher = {NIH Public Access},


If you have any problems with this package you can open a new issue or check the already existing ones here.

To install this package, start R and enter:


# Default Install

# from GitHub
neuro_install('brainR', release = "stable", release_repo = "github")
neuro_install('brainR', release = "current", release_repo = "github")

More detailed installation instructions can be found here.


Initially submitted on October 1 2018 10:16AM
Last updated on October 15 2020 2:50PM
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